Thursday, 24 January 2013

El Pais: La síndica reclama bonificar los viajes de Bicing a las zonas que hagan subida

El Pais: La síndica reclama bonificar los viajes de Bicing a las zonas que hagan subida:
La síndica de Greuges de Barcelona, Maria Assumpció Vilà, ha lanza hoy diversas recomendaciones al Ayuntamiento sobre el Bicing. Vilà se muestra partidaria de tarifar por minutos los tramos de usos superiores a la primera media hora en lugar de aplicar a los usuarios un sobrecoste fijo como ahora, y bonificar los viajes a las zonas que hacen subida

Thursday, 17 January 2013

bcn.cat: Work begins on extending C/ Girona's bicycle lane

About time! Sadly I don't live in Eixample any more, but this would have made my commute to work much easier and safer two years ago. We need more of these bike lanes connecting the sea with the hills. 

bcn.cat: Work begins on extending C/ Girona's bicycle lane:
This week saw the start to work on extending the current bike lane on C/ Girona, adding a new section to it that will stretch from C/ Consell de Cent right up to C/ Còrsega. The aim is to provide a cyclist infrastructure that connects the districts of Gràcia and Ciutat Vella.

La Vanguardia: Los ciclistas de Barcelona sólo aceptan dejar la acera si no se ven expuestos al tráfico

The recent BACC survey results are in. The answers are not unexpected and reflect what is happening in other cities. 

Safety and theft are the number one problems.

La Vanguardia: Los ciclistas de Barcelona sólo aceptan dejar la acera si no se ven expuestos al tráfico:

"Nueve de cada diez (91,4%) prefiere carriles bici segregados con protección -como con separadores- que los integrados en la calzada | Anteponen circular protegidos con carriles segregados y atajar los robos"

 

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

bcn.cat: Barcelona sees a fall in the number of road accident deaths

bcn.cat: Barcelona sees a fall in the number of road accident deaths:
The number of bicycles involved in accidents also rose to 691 (an increase of 32.12%) caused mainly by traffic light violations and drivers not paying sufficient attention. However, bicycles were only involved in 3.84% of the total number of accidents reported.