News

18/10/2017 - 19:24

New bike lanes, nearer and better connected

Mobility. Bike lanes currently under construction will be 100% operational by the end of the year, bringing the city’s cycling infrastructure up to a total of 172 km.

17/10/2017 - 12:55

Explanatory exhibition of the improvement plan for the area surrounding the Barça football ground

Urban Planning. The Joan Oliver “Pere Quart” Civic Centre and at the Miquel Llogueras Library are hosting a exhibition to make the general metropolitan plan public, which details the transformation of this area.

16/10/2017 - 18:00

Preparatory work to regulate vehicle sharing

Mobility. A proposal for regulations will be drafted in 2018, building on the benefits of carsharing, motosharing and bikesharing and reducing the negative effects.

15/10/2017 - 12:15

Traffic calming in Av. Príncep d’Astúries

Urban planning. Traffic lanes will be reduced from five to three between Pl. Lesseps and Via Augusta and the new pavements will be 4.5 metres wide.

13/10/2017 - 17:53

Evaluation of the summer season at the city’s beaches

Beaches. Nearly five million people have enjoyed the city’s 4.5 km of beaches.

13/10/2017 - 12:13

Energy renewal grants in all districts explained

Energy. The City Council is explaining how the grants work and what options people have to generate their own energy.

12/10/2017 - 10:22

Evaluation of work carried out in the summer

Urban planning. A total of 101 tasks have been carried out in public spaces to help the city run smoothly, with 92% of them already completed.

11/10/2017 - 17:32

Work for the tunnels and central park in Glòries is put out to tender

Urban planning. The aim is to transform Pl. Glòries into a green lung, with public facilities and housing which prioritise sustainable mobility.

10/10/2017 - 17:43

Budget proposal for economic stability and social priorities

Budget. The project demonstrates there is no let-up in the city’s economy and reaffirms its commitment to people, sustainable mobility and citizen welfare.

10/10/2017 - 17:41

Christmas lights to be switched on in La Rambla

Commerce. As a way of paying homage to the victims of 17 August and recognising the response from local residents and shops, the act to switch on this year’s Christmas lights will be held in the iconic avenue.

09/10/2017 - 18:26

How to make tourist mobility more sustainable and compatible

Mobility. Plans are being considered on how to manage tourist mobility in the city and integrate it into the overall urban planning model.

09/10/2017 - 12:27

The Ronda Verda, the ideal place for sport in Barcelona

Activities. Barcelona offers various options to practise sport. One of those options is the Ronda Verda, a cycle route spanning 72 kilometres which passes through different municipalities of the Barcelonès county.

Bombers

07/10/2017 - 10:00

Forest fires in Collserola drop by 75% in summer

Safety. The surface area affected by fire in and around the Collserola Natural Park has also been reduced by 98% compared to last year.

06/10/2017 - 12:28

Green light to modify four taxes

Municipal. Full Council definitively approves the modification of by-laws on four taxes in order to back local commerce, combat pollution and guarantee basic utilities for vulnerable families.

06/10/2017 - 11:24

Rose Festival pays tribute to the victims of 17 August

Urban Ecology. The City Council is taking part in the Festa del Roser with a floral decoration that pays tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack.

05/10/2017 - 16:49

Joint challenge with New York to improve mobility for the visually impaired

Innovation. An ideas contest has been launched jointly with New York to develop technology to help the visually impaired get around.