Prefeitura Faces Congestion in Centro

By Philip Sever, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - For several months there has been an increased traffic problem on Avenida San Francisco Bicalho, which is one of the primary routes leading in to Centro. This area is a major source of congestion in Centro and every evening the same problems occur. This prompted Alexandre Sansao, Secretary for Municipal Transport, to announce that starting this week the Municipal Guard will undertake operations to reduce congestion and improve access to Centro in Rio.

The problem is caused by the last bus stop next to Rodoviaria Novo Rio on Avenida San Francisco Bicalho . . .

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