By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To encourage subway travel for both Rio's tourists and residents alike during the July vacation season, Rio's metro (subway) operator, MetrôRio, has just launched a new discount metrocard called “Eu amo férias” (I love vacations).

The cost of the new "Eu amo férias" card is R$60 and will entitle riders to up to six trips a day for a seven-day period, or a maximum of 42 trips in seven days. The clock on the seven-day period begins to run as soon as the . . .

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