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By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 09 May 2019

Alcorcón’s City Council launches a pilot system of priority traffic lights for its buses

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The City Council of Spanish Alcorcón, located in the Metropolitan area of Madrid, has announced the launch of a pilot project giving priority to traffic lights for buses, with the aim of speeding up public transport - increasing the frequency of services and reducing travel times. Initially, the scheme will be tested on the cities urban Line 2 and interurban lines 511, 513, 514, 520, as well as the night line N502.

By Anonymous (not verified) / Updated: 30 Apr 2019
By Anonymous (not verified) / Updated: 30 Apr 2019
By Anonymous (not verified) / Updated: 30 Apr 2019
By Anonymous (not verified) / Updated: 30 Apr 2019
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By Ella Andrew / Updated: 12 Apr 2019

Placemaking Week Europe 2019

This year, the European Placemaking Network and STIPO in partnership with La Marina de Valencia, are hosting the second annual Placemaking Week Europe. 

By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 10 Apr 2019

Study explains how accessibility is managed in Spanish towns and cities

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The study 'Universal accessibility in urbanised public spaces and buildings in Spain' analyses the current state of accessibility in several Spanish cities, providing a series of good practices that can serve as a reference for town councils to improve urban mobility.

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 02 Apr 2019

Palma, finalist of the EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK Award 2018 for larger municipalities

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This video features content about the Spanish city of Palma, a finalist in the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2018 for larger municipalities.

The EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Awards showcase local authorities that demonstrate significant efforts in promoting sustainable urban mobility, while the SUMP Award recognises outstanding sustainable urban mobility planning.

The jury was impressed by Palma's decision to hold two Car-Free Days to highlight the urban space that could be gained without vehicles.

By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 26 Mar 2019

The first sustainable urban logistics centre opens in Madrid

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The first sustainable urban distribution centre has opened in Spain and will make use of environmentally sustainable vehicles for deliveries. This centre, which is 360 square metres large, makes it possible to receive packages sold by e-commerce operators, store them and prepare them to be delivered by bike.