Complexo Do AlemÃ£o , Area Known As Nova Brasilia , Rio De Janeiro Favela , Br ...
Stockphoto ID: 3590287
File name: Complexo do Alemao gondola lift_rd0034.jpg
Format: digital, 5000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photo agency Based in: Brazil
Description: Complexo do AlemÃ£o , area known as Nova Brasilia , Rio de Janeiro favela , Brazil . A Gondola lift built by the Leitner Poma group now spans the Complexo do Alemao allowing residents a faster commute . It is popularly called " Bondinho do Alemao " , and has become a popular destination for foreign tourists on the weekend . It is the first mass transit aerial lift passenger system in Brazil and is integrated into the urban rail transport system . Since 2012 the place has operations of the Pacifying Police Unit ( Unidade de PolÃcia Pacificadora , also translated as Police Pacification Unit ) , abbreviated UPP , a law enforcement and social services program which aims at reclaiming territories , more commonly favelas , controlled by gangs of drug dealers .