The effects and reductions of La Vuelta in Barcelona: only 78 zebra crossings along the entire route


He Barcelona town hall warned that the weekend, when the city center will host two stages of La Vuelta 2023, will be affected in a “wide and severe” way on mobility, with reductions for the circulation of buses and private vehicles, where the exclusive use of the meter is recommended.

The consistory encouraged residents to follow “the great party” of La Vuelta, which will take place in the streets of Barcelona and will mark the “isolation of the circuit”, where the runners will cycle from 2:00 pm to 9. :00 pm on Saturday the 26th and from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm on Sunday the 27th.

In the case of saturday, will affect most of the city center, from Somorrostro beach to Bac de Roda, Marina street, Paseo de Gràcia and to Avenida Reina Cristina via Aragón street. Traffic restrictions in the first phase will be issued from 05:00 am.

Walking will also be affected. And this is from the organization Only 78 zebra crossings will be installed to cross the more than 14 kilometers that the route has.

Since the separation of circuits will take place from 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm, the council advises that anyone who wants to pass near the affected area should do so before 1:00 pm or after 9:00 pm

The affected area on Sunday It is more limited around Montjuïc and Plaza España, and also involves fewer display and closing times (restrictions from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, approximately). This was explained this Wednesday in a press conference by the Deputy Mayor for Prevention, Security, Coexistence and Internal Regime, Albert Batlle, and the Mayor of the Urban Police, Benito Granados.

Granados indicated that more than 500 urban guards have been mobilized to the device, to which must be added the Mossos and civil guards who will help guarantee the safety of the teams. He remembered that too it will be possible to circle the city in a private car by going round. There will also be more than 60 monitored and controlled pedestrian crossings that will only open at specific times to facilitate pedestrian movement.

Batlle urged to follow the “high-profile” sporting events and that “places Barcelona in the focus of sport around the world these days”. Also, he said that both those who want to end the fun in the pleasure of the Sants neighborhood, and those who are thinking of making their return from vacation coincide with the weekend, consider the indications.

The subway lines, including L4, will be operating this weekend at full capacity and full coverage. However, due to the large number of streets affected, most bus lines will be delayed which is why only the metro is recommended, he recalled.

Source: La Verdad


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