Special Public Transport Ticket Available in Rio for Olympics

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO – Users of public transport will be able to purchase one ticket to make several journeys during the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games (August 5th to September 18th 2016), the Department for Transport has announced. The Cartão Olímpico, or Olympic Card, will allow Cariocas and visitors alike to have unlimited travel on a various of modes of transport in the city over a number of days.

The price of the card is still under discussion and some restrictions will be in place to prevent its misuse.

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