Fri, 12/01/2017 - 14:20

DGT vehicle environmental labels, available in post offices

Air quality. DGT environmental labels, which classify vehicles according to the environmental impact, can be obtained from certain post offices.

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 18:26

Compliance with WHO pollution levels would prevent at least 250 deaths a year in the city

Health. Traffic restrictions come into effect on 1 December and will be applied to vehicles which pollute the most when nitrogen oxide pollution episodes are declared.

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:55

Warning on the prevention of air pollution

Air pollution.. The Generalitat de Catalunya today, 21th November 2017, issued a preventative warning on air pollution across Catalonia, even though the forecast is for an improvement in air quality in the Barcelona area.

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:57

Information on the Barcelona low emission zone

Air Quality. The low emissions zone will be put into effect on December 1.

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:59

Travelling air quality information points and the new Low Emission Zone

Between 23 and 27 October, the points will visit the Hostafrancs, Sants, Dreta de l'Eixample, Fort Pienc and Sagrada Família neighbourhoods. Gradually, before the end of the year, they will visit the city's other districts.

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 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.

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 20:08

One hundred and twenty-eight thousand fewer private motor-vehicle journeys on Car-Free Day.

Mobility. This figure means a reduction in traffic of 6.2% compared to a normal week day. The number of metro journeys increased by 3%, and Bicing journeys by 19%.

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 17:45

Less pollution and less noise on Car Free Day

Pollution. The traffic-calming exercise at the junction between C/ Tamarit and C/ Comte Borrell reduced levels of air pollution and noise pollution.

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:23

The streets fill with life for Car Free Day

Mobility. On Friday, 22 September, a hundred activities are being organised in 76 city streets. Citizens are recommended to get around on foot, by bike and public transport.