By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As hundreds of thousands Carnival revelers prepare to descend on Rio's streets for the famous blocos and parades at the Sapucaí in the Sambódromo, officials have announced a special metro (subway) schedule as well as access points and even an app to help plan the best routes.
During the five days of Carnival, MetrôRio trains will run continuously from 5AM on Friday, February 24th until 11PM on Tuesday February 28th, according to a government news report.
There will be various stations with extended hours and certain areas bracing . . .