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  • By the Book: 2016 Transport Workforce


    08/18/09

    Tokyo plans to use 14,000 volunteers for its transport workforce. (Getty Images)
    Tokyo will use the most volunteers for its transport workforce. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at plans of Chicago, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo for the 2016 transport workforce.

    Type – Number of personnel

    Chicago

    • Total transport workforce – 15, 700
    • Venue transport volunteers – 1,200
    • Volunteer drivers – 2,700

    Madrid

    • Total transport workforce – up to 20,000
    • Volunteers- 12,500

    Rio de Janeiro

    • Total transport workforce – 25,000
    • Volunteers – 1,500

    Tokyo

    • Total transport workforce- 18,000
    • Volunteers – 14,000

    By the Book is a series of reports on the 2016 candidate cities, using information provided in the candidate file of each city.

    Edited by Isia Reaves

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