By Candy Pilar Godoy, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Thoughts of Rio usually conjure images of beautiful beaches, sultry samba steps and tropical fruits, but ask anyone during rush hour and the picture is sure to change. People commuting to and from work, overcrowded public transport, and a maze of honking cars dominate the city, transforming the Cidade Maravilhosa into a living nightmare. Yet however hard it might be to navigate, there are a few ways to ensure an easier commute.

Like most large cities, the flow of traffic is severely hindered during the rush hour Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here