The City Council of Las Torres de Cotillas continues to comply with the roadmap established for the update of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (PMUS), framed in the Sustainable and Integrated Urban Development Strategy (EDUSI) 'Las Torres Conecta' which is co-financed in a 80% by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), through the Multi-Regional Operational Program of Spain 2014-2020.
This action is framed in Line of Action LA 02, Development of sustainable urban mobility, connection with districts and industrial areas, belonging to thematic Objective 4 (OT4) "Promote the transition to a low carbon economy in all sectors".
In September, telephone surveys were carried out on people residing in the town as well as at street level on people using private vehicles, as well as inventories and gauges.
In addition, a few days ago a working meeting was held at the Torreño City Council between the municipal technicians, responsible for the departments involved and the company responsible for updating this plan.
"The relevant meetings of the established work teams are being developed, which allow a plan that ensures a balance between mobility and accessibility needs to be achieved, in a way that favors the protection of the environment, boosts economic development and improves social inclusion , basic principles to achieve sustainable mobility, "explains Mayor Torreño, Joaquín Vela Fernández.
The balance sought in this plan must translate into an improvement in the mobility of citizens, with coherent networks of pedestrians and bicycles, ensuring accessibility to public transport, pacifying traffic, promoting more sustainable means of transport and getting an increase in road safety.
Some objectives that will lead to a decrease in accidents and a decrease in pollution, both environmental and acoustic, derived from traffic.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Las Torres de Cotillas