Transportation chaos in Rio: can any good come of it?


Aguardando o VLT Waiting for the tram, soon to begin operating

A meeting of the Urban Mobility Forum last night at the Engineers’ Club helped this blogger to start unraveling some mysteries of daily Rio life, with information that still needs checking.

Clique aqui para português

Above all, this post is an invitation to share more data. The lack of official information and mainstream media’s spotty coverage of this topic leaves us in the dark.

This blogger attended the meeting (open to the public) as part of her research on a book about metropolitan Rio de Janeiro. The neighborhoods and cities represented by some 15 participants point up the need for an approach going beyond city limits.

The group spoke about a new independent site, still being tested, developed together with the Associação de Defesa dos Usuários de Transportes no Estado do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro Transportation Passengers’ Defense Association) to create a…

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