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Urban Mobility and Transportation
Urban Mobility and Transportation

85% of the Brazilian population live in urban areas; good part lives in metropolis with notorious problems of urban mobility. Manesco has worked, for years, in major projects of the sector, aiming at solving these problems.

Manesco’s skill in advising urban mobility projects encompasses urban collective passenger transportation, in different modes, both municipal and metropolitan ones, through buses, ferries, BRTs, VLTs, Monorails and subways.

The law office has also dealt with the impact of new Information and Communication Technologies (TICs) in the regulation of urban mobility.

Manesco’s expertise in urban mobility encompasses projects of different modes: buses, ferries, BRTs, VLTs, Monorails and subways.

Manesco advises on regulation, risks and coping strategies for providers of urban transport coordinated by apps. The office’s performance also covers litigation in the sector’s bidding process, in the management of concession contracts and in sponsored processes in the Audit Courts.

Subway in the city of Salvador (Bahia): acting as a legal adviser to the State Government, among other projects in the largest cities of Brazil.
Action in favor of a consortium, bringing together two large logistics and transport companies in the bidding for the implementation of the BRT of Sorocaba (São Paulo), including modeling through the expression of interest process. (EOI).
Suspension of bidding for the metropolitan transport, through representation in the Audit Court of the state of São Paulo (TCE/SP) ,under the allegation of insufficient preparatory studies.
System modeling of VLT/Monorail of Salvador (Bahia): acting as a legal adviser to the State Government.
Concession modeling of the municipal transport system by bus, in large municipalities such as Belo Horizonte and Rio de Janeiro.
Advice for different capitals and states of the federation involving the legal modeling of concession of urban and metropolitan public transport system (BRT, VLT and subway).
Performance in the process of expression of private interest, providing advice of legal modeling to several lines of the state of São Paulo subway.
Legal advice for private companies in the management and execution of administrative contracts of concession of subway service and passenger transport by bus.
Legal representation of rebalancing claims on concession contracts and EPC which comprise the implementation of subway lines.
Legal representation of concessionaires contracted under EPC guidelines, in arbitration processes in the face of government, with the recovery of hundreds of millions of reais in indemnity.
Legal representation of representative entities of the sector before the Audit Court, aiming at cancelling concession notices which did not contain correctly performed feasibility studies.
Manesco São Paulo
São Paulo
+ 55 11 3068.4700

Ed. Santa Catarina
Av. Paulista, 287,
7° andar
01311-000, São Paulo, SP Brasil
Manesco Brasília
+ 55 61 3223.7895

Ed. Terra Brasilis
SAUS, Quadra 1, Bloco N,
sala 509 - 5º andar
70070-941 Brasília, DF Brasil
Manesco Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
+ 55 21 2263.6041

Avenida Rio Branco, 01,
sala 2006, Centro
20090-003, Rio de Janeiro, RJ