From suburban New York park to Barcelona's superblock

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From suburban New York park to Barcelona's superblock

08/11/2016
Barcelona
El Mundo

"Now we are beginning to see the changes," says the director of Smart City Expo World Congress, Ugo Valentí, when asked by real examples of solutions for the citizens. "It's an unstoppable phenomenon", he categorically settles  traveling half the world, with examples ranging from Copenhagen to Medellin to Barcelona or New York.

 

The Danish capital is the best example at European level thanks to its firm commitment to lead the transition and become an economy of growing ecological, completely independent of fossil fuels by 2050.

 

In this sense, one of its major accomplishments has been promoting public transport and the use of bicycles throughout the city to the point of achieving that half its population moves on two wheels. Unattainable figures for other neighboring cities.

 

More information (Spanish): El Mundo