Spanish superblocks: a green innovation that can change the world

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Spanish superblocks: a green innovation that can change the world

05/09/2017
Barcelona
Ecoticias.com

"Until now, when a city was designed, vehicular traffic was a priority, but in the future, a green innovation called Superblocks, could make the needs and rights of citizens have more weight than those of cars, at the time of enjoying the city spaces".

 

What is a superblock? A superblock is a new urban cell designed to achieve the liberation of most of the areas that are now motorized, in order to get the pedestrian back to being a citizen and enjoying the city, with spaces wider than a simple sidewalk next to the buildings.

 

The scheme of the superblocks is currently being implemented in several Spanish cities and is based on delimiting an area and closing it, so that only certain streets are used for vehicular use.

 

Full article (in Spanish): Ecoticias.com