Urban public transport will be free during European Mobility Week

Urban public transport will be free during European Mobility Week

The corners will enjoy the urban public transport service of Rincon de la Victoria for free during the European Mobility Week, which will be held from September 16 to 22 with a schedule of activities under the motto 'Walk with us', as has advanced the councilor of Mobility and Transportation of the City of Rincón de la Victoria, Antonio Fernández (PP). This initiative, coordinated by the Ministry for Ecological Transition with the support of the European Commission, seeks to sensitize all sectors of society to the negative consequences of the irrational use of the car in the city, both for public health and for environment, and the advantages of using more sustainable modes

The mayor of the area has explained that «Rincón de la Victoria adheres to this awareness campaign with more than 473 Spanish cities with the celebration of a series of activities that include talks, hiking trails, ecological walks and workshops to raise awareness about the benefits individual and collective non-polluting transport ». The mayor of Rincon de la Victoria, Francisco Salado (PP) has highlighted "the agreement reached between the City Council and the Rinconbus company so that throughout the week urban public transport in Rincon de la Victoria is free for all citizens." Also, the councilor has shown "the commitment of this government to achieve a more sust

The European Mobility Week will begin in Rincon de la Victoria on Monday 16 with the renewal of the Stars Project of School Paths for sustainable mobility in the educational centers of the municipality, which seeks the progressive implementation of routes on foot or by bicycle to the centers school children On the other hand, Civil Protection will coordinate a route with the Colegio La Marina and a hiking route with the María del Mar Romera College for days 18 and 19. On Thursday, the Local Police of Rincón de la Victoria will give a talk on mobility in the Plenary Hall from 6:00 p.m.

On Sunday 22, and on the occasion of the European Day without Cars, traffic will be closed on the Avenida del Mediterráneo, from La Candelaria to Granada Street, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. In addition, different workshops on sustainable mobility will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Traffic cuts will not affect collective and ecological transport vehicles. Fernández has thanked «the enormous collaboration of Civil Protection, Local Police of Rincón de la Victoria and schools in organizing this week's activities».

The theme chosen for this year's campaign is 'Walking and pedaling safe', to focus on the benefits of these two forms of displacement for health, the environment and the economy. The European Mobility Week (SEM) emerged in Europe in 1999 with the aim of promoting sustainable mobility in European cities and promoting the development of good practices and permanent and alternative measures to the use of cars.

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