Supporters and Media Partners

Metro Americas works throughout the year with key local organizations and operators to prepare the event and ensure we focus on the most important projects and the biggest questions faced by industry leaders.


Thanks to these partnerships we are able to ensure we discuss the issues that matter to the region’s leaders.



The Rio de Janeiro Metro is a mass-transit underground railway network that serves the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Metrô was inaugurated on March 5, 1979 and consisted of five stations operating on a single line.


SuperVia Concessionária de Transporte Ferroviário S.A. (SuperVia) is a Rio de Janeiro-based urban rail transit operator serving twelve municipalities. The company operates 270km of lines with 102 stations, transporting more than 700,000 passengers per day.


VLT Carioca is a Brazilian consortium which entered a public–private partnership with Rio de Janeiro’s municipal government and was awarded a 25-year concession for the development, operation and maintenance of a light rail in the city’s central and port areas.


Secretaria de Estado de Transportes do Rio de Janeiro (Setrans) is a Brazilian public entity in charge of promoting the implementation, extension, efficiency, safety, and integration of cargo and passenger public transport infrastructure.

Media Partners


VIA LIBRE, published by the Foundation of the Spanish Railways, is a specialized magazine dedicated to the world of railways. The publication has a printed and digital version with different contents.


Metro Americas is a daily source for news and analysis into the latest urban transport projects across the Americas and beyond. Metro Americas features exclusive interviews, expert analysis, detailed project profiles and the latest industry tenders.


To remain competitive, a railway or metro must satisfy its customers. With technology evolving and these passenger demands growing, railways and metros operators must seek more innovative ways to integrate systems and improve efficiency, commercial and operational performance.


Xtralis, now a part of Honeywell, is the leading global provider of powerful solutions for the very early & reliable detection, remote video verification, and rapid, effective response to smoke, fire, gas, and security threats.

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