In Brazil, It’s about Much More than Ten Cents

This article explores the deeper roots of the June 2013 protests in RIo de Janeiro, Brazil over a 10-cent increase in bus fares. Beyond the fare hike, Brazilians are concerned over a growing economic disparity between classes and an increased investment in roads at the expense of public transportation. Brazilians continue to wonder about the government's commitment to improving sidewalk conditions, increasing bicycle lanes and ensuring reasonable costs and quality in public transportation..

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  • Accession Number: 01529225
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 29 2014 1:23PM