A union representing workers on the São Paulo metro is threatening to hold a general strike beginning Tuesday, February 5. The strike would affect services on the 1 (Blue), 2 (Green), 3 (Red), and 15 (Silver) lines. A union vote will be held on Monday, February 4, on whether to proceed with the worker action. Transportation disruptions and increased traffic congestion is likely in the event of a strike.
Individuals in São Paulo are advised to monitor the situation, allow additional travel time, and anticipate transportation disruptions and traffic congestion.