The new Mercat de Sant Antoni opens in April 2018

Markets. The new market will open once work concludes in the surrounding area, which includes traffic calming in C/ Tamarit and C/ Comte Borrell and turning the junction into a square.


A study concludes that the tram along Av. Diagonal would improve public transport

Mobility. The time needed to get from Pl. Francesc Macià to Pl. Glòries would be 15 minutes, halving the time currently needed to do the same stretch on public transport.


A plan to guarantee services for everyone

Accessibility. The accessibility plan will have three stages: an analysis of services, the drafting of measures and their subsequent application.


Joint call for the state to help in the fight against pollution

Environment. Barcelona and Madrid combine to call on the state for a series of measures to combat pollution and improve air quality.


Negotiations begin on modifying the by-law on terraces

Terraces. The objective is to reach a political agreement before the summer and modify the regulations on terraces before the year is out.


Calming traffic and reclaiming the historical memory of Via Laietana

Ciutat Vella. The measure includes renovation and maintenance work in the road, as well as regaining the historical memory relating to the building of the street and some of its most iconic points.


Barcelona’s new bus network will have 97 services

Mobility. Once the process is completed there will be 43 regular services, 28 mainline services, 12 of which will be introduced in the next eighteen months, and 26 neighbourhood services.


Action to offset the impact of tourism in the city

Taxa turística. The boost to network bus services in summer, improvements to squares in Gràcia and the Collserola Natural Park will all be funded with money raised by the tourist tax.


The bike lane network is growing with the introduction of five new lanes

Mobility. The length of bike lanes covering the city has increased by 21% over the last two years, progressing from 116 to 141 kilometres.


Extra bus services this summer, funded by the tourist tax

Mobility. The bus service is to be beefed up this summer, especially on the lines that go to the beach and city centre and to ensure that service intervals remain between 6 and 10 minutes on work days.