Nine cities signed the Metropolitan Taxi Agreement, increasing the number of taxis operating during Carnival. Taxis from Olinda are authorized to run in Recife since December and will continue to be during Carnival. Besides that, vehicles from Igarassu, Paulista, Abreu e Lima, Camaragibe, São Lourenço da Mata, Cabo de Santo Agostinho and Jaboatão dos Guararapes are authorized to get passengers. The agreement is valid from February 20th to March 6th, at noon.