Barcelona explains its commitment to the livening up of urban spaces at the Smart City Expo World Congress
Smart City. From 19 to 21 November, Barcelona City Council will take part in the Smart City Expo World Congress to present some of the city’s mobility and sustainability projects and initiatives.
Environment and Sustainability. This Saturday, a round table on the Barcelona Low Emissions Zone and other air quality improvement measures was held at the Centre for Research and Development.
Pollution. A campaign gets under way with information about the low emissions zone, which comes into force on 1 January 2020.
Mobility and transport. Twelve new trains will go into service in December, allowing for more frequent services during rush hours.
Safety and prevention. Over two hundred people attend the 25th Barcelona Road Safety Forum.
Electric vehicle and energy. Once again the public enjoyed many free leisure and educational activities about zero emission vehicles and renewable energies.
International Community. Jewels of the Romanesque, art noveau recognized by UNESCO and natural spaces rich in biodiversity, just one zone away from the city. We suggest you five excursions from Barcelona by public transport.
Tourism. Some 4.2 million euros are to be allocated to beefing up public transport, promoting culture and improving public space.
Urban planning. More space is to be created for pedestrians between C/ Mallorca and C/ Josep Estivill, with a bike lane in the road and more greenery.
Sustainable mobility. The Full Council Meeting heard the proposed modifications to the taxation by-laws, with priority being given to Definitive approval will be given in December.