By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Saturday (March 25th) MetrôRio will inaugurate the direct connection between lines 1 and 4 of the subway system, ending with the need for the rider to transfer at General Osório station in Ipanema.

As a result, the travel time will be shortened between the Jardim Oceânico station in Barra da Tijuca and Centro in Rio, and a passenger will be able to make the trip in 30 minutes, according to MetrôRio.

With the interconnection completed, during times of the heaviest passenger movement, the intervals will be . . .

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