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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.

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:59

One out of five passenger cars and one out of four vans will not be able to circulate in the event of an environmental episode

According to the study, between 20 and 25% of vehicles circulating in the metropolitan area do not qualify for a DGT label and, therefore, will be subject to restrictions in the low-emission area.

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 18:47

Extra public transport during pollution episodes

Mobility. Metro, tram and bus services will be boosted and the T-Aire will go on sale, a special transport ticket offering a 10% discount.

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 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.

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:30

Warning on the prevention of air pollution

Qualitat de l'Aire. Air pollution. The cause is the intrusion of suspended particles originating from the Sahara.

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