Trafi named the best Travel Planner for Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – We’re officially the best Travel Planner for public transport during the 2016 Olympic Games chosen by Rio’s Cidade Olímpica.

As part of the preparation for the Olympic Games, the city of Rio de Janeiro knows how important an efficient and effective public transport system is.

To ferry around all the many visitors expected for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games on top of the already the 12 million people living in the metropolitan area, good information about public transportation is an absolute requirement.

For that reason the Cidade Olímpica (Olympic City) created a challenge: which application is the best travel planner to use during the Olympic Games.

We are really proud to announce that out of a competitive field of contestants, TRAFI has been chosen as the best Travel Planner by the Cidade Olímpica Transport Challenge.

Already today, TRAFI offers to all its users in the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area full route search and schedules as well as live bus information for all modes of transport:

  • Buses
  • Metro
  • BRT
  • Supervia
  • Funicular
  • Cable Car
  • Ferries
  • Tram

Especially for the Olympics we will add a dedicated menu item which shows the full event schedule of the Olympics and helps you find your way to the stadium where your team will compete.

About Trafi

Founded in 2013, Trafi is a Lithuanian tech start-up. Trafi is working shoulder-to-shoulder with cities, countries, and companies worldwide to create the best in class Mobility-as-a-Service alternative for congested cities. Trafi offers cities the possibility to connect all mobility services into one single platform where users can check itineraries and also book their tickets and trips. 

Trafi’s mission is to empower cities’ urban transportation with technology and know-how and encourage citizens to use more sustainable modes of transportation by accessing all services into one single platform. Trafi is currently live in 4 continents around the world and 7 cities.

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