Moovit’s Successful Olympic Bid

Moovit declared the official public transport app of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio de Janeiro: host city of the
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: host city of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, starting on the 05 August this year. With concerns over pollution in the city, public transport will play a main part in unblocking the city’s streets and clearing the air. Moovit’s arrival has led to its adoption by City Hall of Rio.

Technology will be one of the main allies for Rio de Janeiro residents and tourists who will share the city during August’s 2016 Summer Games. As part of the Olympics Mobility Plan announced by the City Hall of Rio, Moovit is delighted to announce it has been accredited as the official public transport app during the Games. This means it will be working with the city to indicate all the different transport services available during the period. These include scheduled bus services, BRT (Bus Rapid Transit systems), VRT (Versatile Rapid Transit), minivans, trains, metro stations, cable cars and barges that connect the city. Continue reading “Moovit’s Successful Olympic Bid”