Niterói stepping

Niterói stepping

In the state of Rio de Janeiro, Niterói pioneered the use of biometrics in public transportation and could continue this trend by becoming the first city in Latin America to adopt a BHLS , (Bus with High Level of Service), the English acronym to define a bus system with high quality services. The bus system will circulate in the TransOceânica highway, which is a 9.3 km expressway that will connect the neighborhood of Engenho do Mato to Charitas . The complete project, budgeted at $310 million, is one of the largest investments in mobility in the city’s history. According to information from the city, currently 39% of households and 487,000 inhabitants use the car as their primary means of transportation. Motorbikes are used by 3% of the population, while approximately 50% of residents use public transportation. When opened, the BHLS system has the potential to change those...

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