News

14/07/2018 - 11:03

The dog recreation area opens at the Llevant beach

Environment and sustainability. The area offers 1,250 square metres of space, with adapted services and a capacity for 100 dogs fitted with ID chips.

13/07/2018 - 16:51

Talks and films to reflect on the right to housing

Housing. APROP is about innovating in housing to tackle gentrification in the city.

13/07/2018 - 11:04

Towards a more sustainable, self-sufficient, democratic and inclusive city

City Council. Barcelona’s city model is presented at the Fab City Summit in Paris.

12/07/2018 - 11:34

“Barcelona has to participate in the eradication of major global problems”

Interview. We spoke to David Llistar, Director of Global Justice and International Cooperation at Barcelona City Council.

Parc del Castell de l'Oreneta - Febrer 2015

11/07/2018 - 17:23

Parc de l’Oreneta to be protected as a green area

Environment and sustainability. Over 6,000 square metres of urban land is to be reclassified so that it cannot be built on.

11/07/2018 - 17:07

Paris and Barcelona, a common front for the right to housing and the city

City Council. The meeting between Ada Colau and Anne Hidalgo focused on the fight against gentrification and local residents being driven from their homes.

09/07/2018 - 19:10

A plan for reorganising and calming traffic in Ciutat Vella

Mobility. The new model revolves around pedestrians, with neighbourhood networks connecting public facilities and services.

06/07/2018 - 17:30

Hospital Clinic has a new square

Urban planning. More traffic calming and greenery for the district of L’Eixample with the new square in front of the Hospital Clinic.

06/07/2018 - 10:39

We're improving Saturday street cleaning in Barcelona

Zero Waste. Barcelona City Council launches the second phase of its awareness-raising campaign for city residents and businesses, to help improve cleanliness in the city’s streets and squares.

05/07/2018 - 17:55

Over 2,300 illegal tourist lets closed down in two years

Tourism. Besides the flats sealed off, a further 1,800 have been ordered to close down.

04/07/2018 - 13:07

Alliance between Barcelona and London on the right to housing

City Council. The two municipal governments share strategies for combatting gentrification and preventing city residents from being driven from their homes.

03/07/2018 - 17:15

Summer discounts to discover ‘modernista’ heritage

Modernisme Route. The campaign ‘Get a taste of modernisme this summer’ offers discounts of 50% to visit 25 buildings and take part in various activities.

03/07/2018 - 16:24

Boost for the campaign to prevent the presence of wild boar in the city

Safety and prevention. The number of incidents relating to wild boar in the city dropped from 1,187 in 2016 to 667 in 2017.

02/07/2018 - 12:05

Transformation of the Meridiana begins

The work will continue until March 2019, and it will be carried out in two differentiated sections: from Independència to Aragó and from Aragó to Mallorca.

Barcelona Energia

30/06/2018 - 20:00

Barcelona Energia flicks the switch

Energy. As from 1 July the metropolitan electricity distributor will start supplying 100% local green energy to municipal bodies and companies.

29/06/2018 - 14:34

Regulations for terraces adapted to meet the real needs of residents and restaurant owners

Urban planning. The measure makes economic activity compatible with the public use of public space.