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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This coming Saturday, November 24th, MetrôRio, the company running Rio's mass-transit subway system (metro), will introduce a brand new fare card to riders called the "Giro," a prepaid card that...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After a hectic morning rush hour in São Paulo city, due to the partial strike by metro employees, a city court granted an injunction suspending the bidding and privatization auction...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio’s metro (subway) operator, MetrôRio and the popular local taxi and car hailing mobile application, 99, have just announced a new joint promotional discount metrocard, MetrôRio 99, that will provide...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To encourage subway travel for both Rio's tourists and residents alike during the July vacation season, Rio's metro (subway) operator, MetrôRio, has just launched a new discount metrocard called “Eu...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Millions of Brazilians tried to find alternative means to get to work on Friday as nine labor unions called for a nationwide general strike and widespread demonstrations to protest against...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As part of MetrôRio's “Quem Prova Aprova” (Who Tries It Approves) campaign, the five stations of the new Metro Line 4 will offer riders a reduced fare of R$3 until...
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...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, March 6th, Rio's Public Ministry revealed it is opening an investigation into the exorbitant use of state funds to maintain the Metro Line 4's Gávea construction project, which...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the official 2017 Carnival dates in the past, the city of Rio will still have one more major weekend of events, the parade of champions in the Marquês de...

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