Opinion, by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO - Just last week ANTT, the Brazilian Land Transportation Agency, published the public invitation for bids for the TAV or “Trem de Alta Velocidade”, generally known in English as HSR, short for High-Speed Rail. Designed to hurtle passengers from Galeão to Guarulhos and Viracopos airports at over 250 km per hour, TAV will provide an alternative to those who previously used airplane travel to avoid day-long journeys.
But we digress, for you can read all about current efforts in this week . . .