By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday, June 5th, Rio de Janeiro’s new light rail transit system, the VLT (Vehicle on Light Tracks) was finally unveiled in Rio's downtown Centro district. Sunday’s unveiling was considered the final test run in preparation for the trains first operation during the downtown weekday rush on Monday, June 6th.
The VLT light rail project was a pivotal piece of the revitalization of Porto Maravilha . . .