Rio’s Bus Rapid Transit Inspections Result in Over 6,000 Fines in One Year

Rio's Municipal Guard of Rio applied 6,870 fines in the first year of inspection, to curb fare payment evasion in the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) transport system.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a period of educational and public awareness actions, in October 2018, the municipal guards operate in stations designated by the consortium that record the most cases of default, in Rio's North and West Zones, applying fines in the cases detected.

The data are for fines imposed through October 23rd, 2019.

"It was a year of hard work and we imposed close to seven thousand fines, in addition to several cases of interfering with inspections at the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?