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Portal Olympic City is released by City Hall

Communication project intends to document, monitor and disclose the changes in city

The President of the Organizing Committee Rio 2016 Nuzman, and the Mayor of Rio, Eduardo Paes, accompanied by representatives of the International Olympic Committee, presented Friday at the City Palace, the communication project "Olympic City", which gathers in an Internet portal to monitor all the initiatives to transform the city depending on the preparation for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.

Www.cidadeolimpica.com at virtual address, the City will document and disseminate videos, photos and text on the progress of projects like the Port Wonder, works Transoeste transportation infrastructure, and Transolímpica Transcarioca, Barrio and Living Carioca Carioca.

"The project shows the legacy of urban transformation that builds Rio de Janeiro. It is more an instrument of transparency, besides being a historical record of this whole process. Today, for example, the high capacity transportation serves 15% of the population daily. In five years, will reach 50%. Today, we see the state of disrepair in the Porto area. In five years, the area will be revitalized. Everything will be recorded, "said Mayor Eduardo Paes.

Cameras will be scattered throughout the city and Internet users will have the opportunity to follow day after day the restructuring actions. Photo sessions will be published regularly, build-visual memory. Stories from the locals about the changes in your daily life will also have space in the project.

"This is another important day in history. It is more an act of transparency. I would like to congratulate Mayor Eduardo Paes. Rio de Janeiro is going to be the biggest story of transformation into a host of Olympic Games, and hopefully this process will be recorded by the initiative of Mayor, praised Nuzman.

The event was attended by Nawal El Moutwakel, Chairman of the Steering Committee for the XXXI Olympic Games Rio 2016, and members of the entourage of the IOC to make periodic reviews of the Olympic project in town this week. Within a month, the Olympic City site available in English and Spanish versions.


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