I know there are a lot of worries and talk about slow construction in preparations for the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics but since the last time we were in Barra it seems like some things are getting done in terms of the subway extensions. I saw several subway stations in the middle of the road that weren’t there when we visited toward the end of last year. I don’t know how things are going below ground but they seem to be moving along up top.
Below is a picture of a Line four construction site which was very recently approved for an
environmental license. You can read more about that here: Line 4 Metro License Approved in Rio: Daily