Accident rates in Barcelona in 2017

25/01/2018 - 20:12

Mobility. There were 9,430 traffic accidents in the city in 2017, causing 12 deaths and 241 serious injuries. Private motor vehicles accounted for 89% of the vehicles involved. A city where people get around on public transport cuts...

The political situation in Catalonia and pollution, the main problems for the city’s residents

04/01/2018 - 17:52

Municipal. These two issues have overtaken tourism, the main concern for Barcelonaians this June, as the most serious problem, according to the six monthly barometer taken in December

Three Kings Parade 2018: disruptions to mobility

04/01/2018 - 16:14

Three Kings Parade. From 4 pm onwards vehicles over 3.5 tonnes will not be allowed to circulate and as from 5 pm the streets along the route will be closed to traffic.

“Despite the danger, you didn’t hesitate to help those who were worst off”

08/09/2017 - 18:57

No tinc por. The City Police, the Mossos d’Esquadra, the Barcelona Fire Service, the Emergency Medical Service and the Social Emergency and Urgent Care Centre have been awarded the gold medal for civic merit for their response...

Recommendations for the “I am not afraid” demonstration

25/08/2017 - 11:34

Advice for avoiding problems at large gatherings of people, such as the "I am not afraid" demonstration.

A big civic event to acknowledge the role of the police and emergency services

23/08/2017 - 19:54

An extraordinary meeting of the Local Security Board agrees to step up the police presence and study additional preventive measures.

La Rambla attack information service

18/08/2017 - 17:17

Public service. Barcelona city services are still assisting anyone who needs help following the attack on La Rambla.

Most public services back to normal

18/08/2017 - 08:33

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

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

Ada Colau atemptat Rambla
17/08/2017 - 22:51

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.

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

17/08/2017 - 18:38

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

The summer season gets under way for the city police at the beaches

27/05/2017 - 10:10

Safety. Ninety municipal officers will be on patrol around the ten beaches along the Barcelona seafront until the end of September.

City Police step up breathalysing and drug tests over the festive season

Control de motos de la Guàrdia Urbana
17/12/2016 - 15:08

Safety. Operation Christmas is under way as a prevention measure aimed at cutting the number of traffic accidents and victims.

City Police to purchase 30 new electric mopeds

14/12/2016 - 16:34

Mobility.The aim is to progressively replace the fleet of petrol driven mopeds with electric scooters.

Distractions are the main cause of driving offences

20/11/2016 - 13:19

Safety. A campaign run last month led to City Police reporting over 2,500 cases of distractions while driving.

The clocks go back this weekend

rellotge canvi d'hora
28/10/2016 - 09:59

Environment. The clocks go back an hour. At 3 am on Sunday morning it will be 2 am again as we switch to winter time.

The joint police corps office handles over 1,200 complaints

Nova oficina Urbana Mossos a la Barceloneta
20/10/2016 - 19:04

City Police. Over the summer the office was open round the clock to handle enquiries and requests for information and advice.

Policewomen call for ‘equality and security’

10/10/2016 - 09:51

International. Up until Thursday, 13 October, the city is hosting the 54th International Association of Women Police Conference, with over four hundred policewomen from all over the world in attendance.

Barcelona hosts the 54th training conference of equality and security

08/10/2016 - 10:45

Events This conference is organised by the International Association of Women Police (IWAP) together with the European Network of Policewomen (ENP) with the support of Barcelona’s city council.

Medals of merit awarded to the City Police

29/09/2016 - 19:34

Distinctions. The Mayor, Ada Colau, presided over the act which recognised the work of officers, institutions and others in providing good service to the city.

Special safety and civility measures in place for La Mercè

23/09/2016 - 14:06

Mercè.Once again this year, access to Pl. Sant Jaume will be controlled to ensure acts go smoothly and for the convenience of spectators.