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recollida selectiva porta a porta Sarrià

20/09/2018 - 19:29

Selective waste collection triples in Sarrià with the door-to-door collection service

Waste. Organic waste collection increased tenfold in the first six months of the pilot scheme.

19/09/2018 - 18:04

Organisations and political groups reach an agreement to allocate 30% of all new homes as protected housing

Housing. The measure was put forward by the city’s social network and should create 330 affordable flats every year.

drets energètics

19/09/2018 - 13:47

United in the fight against energy poverty

Energy rights. The second edition of the Catalan congress on this issue is being held on 8 and 9 November and centres on joint strategies to stand up for energy rights.

17/09/2018 - 15:41

Plan for defining the future of Barcelona's Urban Mobility underway

Mobility. From 20 September to 10 October, four sessions open to citizens are to be held on designing the future of the city's mobility. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Claqueta i Acció!

17/09/2018 - 13:35

The best of environmental films comes to Barcelona this autumn

Environment. The ‘Claqueta i Acció!’ film cycle, an initiative launched by Barcelona City Council in collaboration with FICMA, will be bringing the best in environmental films to several of the city’s facilities. Don't miss it!

14/09/2018 - 13:16

Accessible beaches for all

Beaches. Over 3,500 people with reduced mobility used the assisted bathing service at four city beaches.

13/09/2018 - 17:09

Mobility Week 2018: Towards a greener and less polluted city

Mobility. Workshops, lectures, sustainable circuits, cycling routes and much more form 16 to 22 September.

07/09/2018 - 08:49

A more connected city as the L10 Sud reaches La Marina

Mobility. Trains started circulating on this brand new line on 8 September, with the opening of the Foc and Foneria stations.

31/08/2018 - 17:59

Work on the tunnels in Glòries moves forward, with specific disruptions to mobility

Urban planning. Between 6 and 13 September there will be disruptions to traffic using the Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes.

pacificació carrers Besos Maresme

31/08/2018 - 13:08

Traffic calming work under way in three streets in Besòs i el Maresme

Urban planning. The remodelling of C/ Jubany, C/ Auger and Pg. Foret will enable drainage and rainwater collection systems to be renewed.

30/08/2018 - 18:22

Work at La Sagrera unearths a large necropolis from the Reapers War

The necropolis contains 358 skeletons, which may have been soldiers who died from the plague during the siege of Barcelona between 1651 and 1652.

28/08/2018 - 16:57

New transformations in store for the Sant Antoni neighbourhood

Markets. Following the opening of the market, the neighbourhood will now regain space with the provisional structures being dismantled and the superblock further developed.

28/08/2018 - 15:15

Integrated management to avoid wastewater leakage when it rains

Environment. A pilot project gets under way to cut the impact of wastewater leakage caused by heavy rainfall by 30 per cent.

27/08/2018 - 17:26

Welcome to La Marina, L10!

Mobility. The celebration is open to the entire neighbourhood and includes children’s entertainment, the reading of a manifesto, a popular inauguration, a concert and a video on the struggle by local residents.

25/08/2018 - 11:19

Improvements to lifts and escalators

Escalators. Repairs have been done at 30 facilities in the summer after an audit identified faults. Six more should be operating again in the last quarter of 2018. A case is being brought against one of the companies previously...

24/08/2018 - 16:00

Over two hundred kilometres of bike lanes in the city

Mobility. Nearly 90% of city residents now have a bike lane within 300 metres of their homes.