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Public transportation pandemonium in Rio de Janeiro

Arrests yesterday blow open corruption scheme hurting passengers for almost 30 years Some say we’ve got the worst public transportation crisis ever in metro Rio, with chaos clearly on the way. This story in O Globo published last Sunday describes falling ridership, late … Continue reading

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The promise of data: will it contribute to metro Rio?

What if the city had asked bus passengers to download an app so it could keep tabs on their commutes for a short period of time? That way, we might have gotten a more realistic bus rationalization scheme, instead of … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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