Gondola to Open in Providência Favela

By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following the success of the gondola system in the Complexo do Alemão in 2011, a new ‘Teleférico’ is set to begin testing next month on the Morro do Providência. The new gondola will span Rio’s oldest favela community and comes as part of Rio’s PAC spending program to implement new infrastructure in some of Rio’s poorest areas.

Providência has been earmarked for improvements totaling R$131 . . .

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