By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With one month to go before the start of the 2016 Olympic Games, on Monday, July 4th, Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes unveiled another of the city’s major infrastructure projects, the new Transolímpica BRT expressway. The 26-km express corridor will be a vital artery during the 2016 Games connecting the spectacle’s two largest competition venues, Olympic Park, in Barra da Tijuca, and the Deodoro Sports Complex.
To prepare for the 500,000 international travelers expected to visit Rio during the Games, numerous roadway traffic and transportation infrastructure works . . .