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Rio de Janeiro Mass Transportation System The Social Role Played by the Metro Lines

Rio de Janeiro Mass Transportation System The Social Role Played by the Metro Lines The background and an overall review of the implementation of theRio de Janeiro Rapid Transit System Metro with itsimplications in the structure of the transport system within themetropolitan area and in its urban development is provided. Emphasis isgiven to the social role played by the Metro lines in terms of reducingthe travel costs and travelling time of the working population. As suchit is also a major political issue which will affect federal and stategovernments priorities and resources allocation. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Social Economics Emerald Publishing

Rio de Janeiro Mass Transportation System The Social Role Played by the Metro Lines

International Journal of Social Economics , Volume 17 (9): 16 – Sep 1, 1990

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0306-8293
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000000454
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Abstract

The background and an overall review of the implementation of theRio de Janeiro Rapid Transit System Metro with itsimplications in the structure of the transport system within themetropolitan area and in its urban development is provided. Emphasis isgiven to the social role played by the Metro lines in terms of reducingthe travel costs and travelling time of the working population. As suchit is also a major political issue which will affect federal and stategovernments priorities and resources allocation.

Journal

International Journal of Social EconomicsEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 1, 1990

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