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By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A study by UFRJ’s Architecture and Urbanism Faculty has found that Rio’s Centro Zone, excluding the Port Zone, has the capacity to build 150,000 residential properties in abandoned or unused...
By Nelson Belen and Ciara Long, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of the most important legacy projects of the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics was the new metro (subway) line which not only impacted transportation by connecting...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Users of public transport will be able to purchase one ticket to make several journeys during the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games (August 5th to September 18th 2016), the Department...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first train of the new public transportation system connecting Rio's Centro, Port Zone and domestic airport Santos Dumont, the VLT (Vehicle on Light Tracks) has arrived in the...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Another two new trains will start circulating in the SuperVia train system in Rio de Janeiro. The trains bought in China by Rio's government are part of a rejuvenation...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro state Governor Luiz Fernando Pezão has handed over the environmental license necessary to start construction of Niterói's exclusive rapid bus line, the Transoceanica, to Niterói Mayor...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Twelve of the fifteen new trains for the Metro Line 4 have arrived in Rio de Janeiro from China and will be put to the test with passengers on...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Court of Auditors in the municipality of Rio de Janeiro has decided on June 2nd that the prices for the municipal buses should be reduced by R$0.131. With...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After the bus and taxi prices have already increased at the beginning of the year, Rio de Janeiro's metro is set to follow with new tariffs that go into force...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After about a two month hiatus the surfbus is back on Rio de Janeiro’s streets taking surfers and tourists alike to the city’s best beaches, some of which are hard...
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