Rio’s Mayor Paes Says Ciclovia Bike Path to Reopen in 2016

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One month removed from the tragic collapse of a section of the city’s coastal Tim Maia bike path, which killed two and injured many others, Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes announced on Friday, May 20th, that he was optimistic that the cycle path could be reopened this year.

“It’s possible to keep the same structure, only safer,” the Mayor said. “There may be a structural solution much simpler than previously thought, following the same path. There is a volume of information for the engineers who are already planning the project . . .

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