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By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro state Governor Luiz Fernando Pezão has handed over the environmental license necessary to start construction of Niterói's exclusive rapid bus line, the Transoceanica, to Niterói Mayor Rodrigo Neves. With the license obtained, the long-awaited construction of the public transport system should start later this month.

The Transoceanica will connect Charitas in the South Zone of Niterói with Engenho do Mato in the oceanic region. The line will be 9.3km long including a new tunnel between Cafubá and Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?