Challenge Categories

Travel Planner

So much better! How do we improve the convenience and reliability of Rio public transportation and urban sustainable mobility?

How can regular and occasional users go from A to B in the most convenient and reliable way using open data and smart technologies? The result will be apps that support users in advanced planning of their trips during the Olympics and lead to lasting improvements that remain after the games are finished.

Comfort and Accessibility

So much easier! How do we improve the comfort and accessibility of Rio public transportation and urban sustainable mobility?

How can regular and occasional users take advantage of open data and smart technologies to make their trips more comfortable? How can people with special needs get better access to the public transportation services? How to get from A to B using for example walkers or wheelchairs? The result will be apps that support transport during the Olympics and lead to lasting improvements that remain after the games are finished.

Experience the Olympics

Share the moment! How do we make the Olympics an even greater experience to our visitors?

How can native and foreign visitors get to the right Olympic event on time? How can he or she arrange her accommodation, dining and shopping and other adventures? The result will be apps that combine sports event information with local information useful to the visitor. These results will primarily be available during the Olympics but could also improve future tourist information for Rio de Janeiro.