The city has a fleet of approximately 4.600 buses, divided into 18 companies that carry 1.7 million people every day and Subway Recife (Metrorec), which carries 205,000 passengers per day. Bus fares range between R$2,45 and R$3,35 for the joint service and Monday to Saturday, and between R$2,50 and R$3,75 for optional services. On Sundays, the common price is half the normal rate. The subway fare is only R$2,50. Recife also has 429 special buses, fitted with elevators in the main door for easy access for wheelchair users.
Recently, the city received a new computerized system in its bus terminal Caxangá Avenue. The experimental system consists of installing trackers on the buses, that through constant communication with the terminal to let passengers know the exact time of arrival of vehicles. Data are shown in LCD screens located at locations that allow good visibility.
Due to heating of the Brazilian economy, the city has suffered a sharp increase in the number of cars in circulation, which have caused problems for the residents to park. According to the report of the DMV-PE March 2010, the Grande Recife has a fleet of 867,000 vehicles. Of these, 43% is the RMR emplacados in cities, but around the city.
Source: Vem Grande Recife – SET/2015
The Reef attracts tourists from around the world. Prominent among the reasons for this attraction cultural events such as Carnival and St. John Recife is the gateway to the coast of Pernambuco from where tourists arriving by plane.
Recife is a multicultural city, with songs and dances of African, Indian and Brazilian in his carnival. The neighborhood of Recife is the main architectural and cultural city, housing galleries, museums and other cultural venues. Other neighborhoods and areas of interest are Pit Pot, Derby, Ponte d'Uchoa, Casa Forte, St. Anthony, among others.The city houses the largest carnival guild in the world - the Galo da Madrugada, in which an estimated two million people participating (rather than the city population) from all over Brazil.
A boat trip is possible to visit the Sculpture Park of Francisco Brennand. There is also the museum of the Instituto Ricardo Brennand.
The coastline of the city is completely urbanized, with the beaches of Good Voyage, Pina Stubborn and Brasilia.
Recife has the largest number of foreign consulates outside the Rio-Sao Paulo, including being the only city with the exception of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, which has the U.S. consulate.
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Few meters from Universidade Federal de Pernambuco.
Get off at bus stop in front of Sudene and enter the first street on the right. The 50m is the home of the student Residência das Palmeiras.
Take the bus Caxangá / Curado II the road. Then check with the driver / conductor to rest nearer the Sudene. Follow the sidewalk towards the Sudene Caxangá Avenue and turn right after the first Sudene. The 50m is the home of the student Residência das Palmeiras.
Talk to the driver by following Recife Avenue toward Sudene. After building Sudene enter the first street on the right. The 50m is the home of the student Residência das Palmeiras.
Talk to the driver move toward Sudene and enter the first street right after the building of Sudene. The 50m is the home of the student Residência das Palmeiras.