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 . . .