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More than 200 municipalities in Catalonia celebrate the Week of Sustainable Mobility and Safety 2012


Tarragona. Salou. Gold Coast. September 21, 2012. Starting tomorrow, September 22, to September 29, Catalonia celebrate the Week of Sustainable and Safe Mobility. Under the motto Move in the right direction this year are scheduled activities membership of 210 municipalities in Catalonia -43 more than last year and 37 organizations and companies. These figures represent a record of attendance and confirm Catalonia as one of Europe with greater participation in the Mobility Week.   Treks, cycle, exhibitions, conferences and courses on mobility are some of the many activities that take place in the framework of the SMSs, to encourage mobility alternative to the car. As a novelty, it should be noted that this year the public can also participate in photo contest "Join the Mob Click! 'Through the social network Instagram.   The main aims of the Week are:   Encourage citizen behavior in relation to vehicle use, supports sustainable urban development, in particular the protection of air quality, prevention of emission of gases that cause the greenhouse effect and consumption rational use of energy resources.   Raise awareness about the environmental impacts of transport and information about the different forms.   To promote the use of sustainable modes of transport, particularly public transport, cycling, pedestrian mobility and electric vehicles.   Promote a meeting of the citizens with the city, its people and its heritage in a healthy and relaxed.   Think about how it affects our health the irrational use of motorized transport. Take public transportation group to go to work, to bike or walk to town for shopping instead of the car can play a positive role in health.   Main activities   Activities to walk   · Healthy Hikes: courses 30 minutes, preferably aimed at the elderly. Walks-cultural city tours to discover the cultural heritage of communities and local history. · Green Hikes: departures from 2 to 3 hours, to raise awareness of the value of sustainability and respect for the environment. · Accession to the International Charter for Walking     Activities Bike   Cadence: routes of between 10 and 15 kilometers, to encourage the use of bicycles as a means sustainable, safe and healthy, aimed at the general public. Bicycle repair Promotion of public transport   Information for the public transport system Contests Racing transportation to areas integrated in order to compare the time and social and environmental costs of different modes of transport. Promoting safe mobility   Awareness campaigns Displacements confident group Caravans road safety   Should be noted that part of the production of merchandising material to be distributed during the week has been entrusted to Notes, social economy company that aims to train professionally in the workplace and insert people with mental health disorders.



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