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By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the 2016 Olympic Games will take place in four different zones spread across Rio de Janeiro - Barra, Copacabana, Deodoro, and Maracanã - an improved transportation system has been a crucial focus for the city. One of these transportation systems being built is the Transcarioca highway, which officials announced last week (March 12th) is now 88 percent complete.

The Transcarioca is part of the larger BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) planned for the city . . .

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