Rio Plans to Remove 78 Bus Lines in Zona Sul by 2016

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Prefeitura (City Hall) of Rio de Janeiro will remove 78 bus lines within the city's Zona Sul (South Zone) by 2016 in an effort to streamline public transportation and ease the flow of traffic. The beginning of a reduction in bus traffic by 35 percent this year has been postponed from July to October amid protests by residents.

Of the total of 78 bus . . .

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