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Blog: Poor transit at root of Rio street dweller problem?

Posted on June 21, 2010

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — With many high-profile events scheduled to be held in Rio — the World Cup 2014 and the Olympics in 2016 — city officials are looking for ways to combat poverty and get the estimated 5,000 street dwellers off the streets. Poor transit options and the inability to pay for transit has led people to sleep in the streets to be closer to their jobs, according the the City Fix blog posted by Victoria Broadus. To read the full posting, click here.

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