Fulfilling Public Transportation and Health Targets Still Challenge in São Paulo

Since the law came into force, no mayor has accomplished more than 56 percent of the targets set at the start of the administration.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The time spent daily by Nurse Danielly Alves dos Santos, 25, to get to work would be enough for a 227-km drive between São Paulo and Ubatuba, on the northern coast. A resident of São Miguel Paulista, in the far eastern zone, she spends three hours a day to get to work by public transportation, between two buses, train and subway. "I have to leave home at 5 AM to get to work at 8 AM."

Like the nurse, thousands of São Paulo workers have to wake up at dawn to get . . .

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