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18/08/2017 - 08:33

Most public services back to normal

Except round Plaça de Catalunya and La Rambla, public transport and municipal facilities have resumed normal service

Ada Colau atemptat Rambla

17/08/2017 - 22:51

“The avalanche of solidarity makes us strong. Barcelona is a city of peace, open to the world and proud of its diversity”

Minute’s silence at 12 midday, this Friday, in Plaça de Catalunya, in solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attack on the Rambla. Three days of official mourning have been declared.

17/08/2017 - 18:38

All municipal services have been activated following the attack on the Rambla

Barcelona City Council has activated the Municipal Basic Emergency Plan for Multiple Victim Incidents after the massive crash this afternoon on Rambla de Barcelona.

16/08/2017 - 15:37

New bus lanes on the Meridiana to improve collective mobility

Mobility. To new bus lanes are open on Avinguda Meridiana that reduce the time for getting into the city in the rush hour by up to eight minutes.

15/08/2017 - 10:36

Fewer illegal tourist flats in Barcelona

Tourism. In just one year the number of cessation orders and sanction proceedings to put an end to the supply of illegal tourist flats has nearly tripled.

11/08/2017 - 13:46

Civic officers in all city districts

Coexistence. A new intake of 24 officers sees the service reach the entire city.

09/08/2017 - 17:44

Limited routes for Segways for commercial use in Ciutat Vella

Mobility. Personal mobility vehicles being used commercially will have to stick to set routes around Ciutat Vella.

08/08/2017 - 12:50

More bike lanes for sustainable mobility

Mobility. Thirty two new bike lanes are to be created in the city in the next few months, moving towards sustainable and active mobility.

06/08/2017 - 10:31

Palm trees make a return to Barcelona!

Ecology. This summer, 117 palm trees are to be planted around 30 different locations in the city.

05/08/2017 - 12:06

The early warning of an episode of environmental PM10 pollution has been deactivated

Air quality. The Directorate-General for Environmental Quality and Climate Change has deactivated its early warning of atmospheric pollution.

04/08/2017 - 15:55

Love the city like you love your dog

Ecology. The district of Sant Andreu is aiming to make dog owners more responsible for cleaning up dog dirt and urine in order to keep streets cleaner.

04/08/2017 - 12:59

Puig i Cadafalch Route

This practical guide will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch’s work, mainly his Modernista’s constructions.

03/08/2017 - 15:55

Improvements in and around the Park Güell

Urban planning. From this summer onwards, various actions are being taken to maintain and protect the heritage of the Park Güell, both in the monumental area and the park environs. A total of 5.7 million euros is to be invested.

03/08/2017 - 09:10

No animal without a home

Animal welfare. Since the beginning of the year, over 600 dogs and 200 cats have been abandoned in Barcelona, and summer is a time when that number grows the most.

02/08/2017 - 15:46

Public space as a place to generate energy

Ecology. The twelve energy-producing pergolas around the city have the potential to supply 500 homes and a further ten are planned in the next few years.

02/08/2017 - 08:00

The Animals Festival is back for the Mercè!

Animals. The fifth edition of the Animals Festival is being held on 24 and 25 September in Plaça Catalunya.