Rio City Bus Fares to Increase to R$3: Daily

By Michela DellaMonica and Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporters

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Seven months after a R$0.20 increase in bus fares across Brazil stirred the largest protest movement Brazil has seen since the 1980s, Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes announced that city bus fares will increase to R$3, nine percent more than the current R$2.75 price. The decision comes one day after Rio's Court of Auditors (TCM) recommended that the fare be readjusted.

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