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”
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.
Barcelona City Council has activated the Municipal Basic Emergency Plan for Multiple Victim Incidents after the massive crash this afternoon on Rambla de Barcelona.
Safety. Ninety municipal officers will be on patrol around the ten beaches along the Barcelona seafront until the end of September.
Energy rights. The city’s fire service, health centres, housing teams and drug dependency support centres will all be involved in helping detect and notify possible cases of energy poverty as early as possible.
Safety. Operation Christmas is under way as a prevention measure aimed at cutting the number of traffic accidents and victims.
Mobility.The aim is to progressively replace the fleet of petrol driven mopeds with electric scooters.
Safety. A campaign run last month led to City Police reporting over 2,500 cases of distractions while driving.
Facilities. The former Poble-sec fire station has been turned into a museum and a centre for training and promoting information on risk prevention.
Sport The Cursa de Bombers race was a great success on the streets of Barcelona this Sunday, with over 14.111 registered participants from 18 different countries; 35% of the runners were women.