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[Video] Transport for Rio de Janeiro: Integrated City, Olympic City

The transformation of Rio de Janeiro, the Olympic city, are benefiting the lives of Cariocas (Rio’s residents) daily. The new concept of integrated transport in the city, which already benefits thousands of passengers daily with Transoeste and Transcarioca, will get even better with the arrival of Transolímpica, Transbrasil (BRT system) and the light rail system. Together they form the ring road of the city and connect with trains, subway, ferry and airport. #ThisIsOlympicCity

Worries mount over public transport for World Cup

Projects designed to modernize Brazilian cities for the 2014 soccer event, which included new metro lines, monorails and dedicated bus lines, are being scaled back, delayed or cancelled due to legal challenges, corruption and a lack of planning.

NJ Transit: Staff Super Bowl trip was to study managing visitors

Executive Director Jim Weinstein said that the agency had to send four staff members to the Super Bowl in New Orleans to observe the city’s handling of transportation and security at the event so it could prepare for the game coming to the Meadowlands in 2014.

Dallas Cowboys unveil new luxury motorcoach

The posh interior of the $2 million dollar 45-foot Prevost Marathon Coach features nine HDTVs, Crestron control, hardwood flooring, granite counters and leather and fabric sofas.

Olympic VIP lanes unused, many turn to public transit

Despite congestion fears for the first full weekday of the Games, many Londoners found underground trains and main stations were quieter than usual – not least because transit planners issued dire warnings of possible long lines.

London subway, trains face major Olympic test

Officials expecting up to three million more journeys a day. Britain spent over $10 billion upgrading the transit system, which includes some parts of the underground system dating back to the 1860s.

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