They want to create superblocks in the city

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They want to create superblocks in the city

07/06/2017
Buenos Aires
Nueva Ciudad
The Buenosairean legislator, Maximiliano Ferraro, presented a bill for the promotion, planning and development of new urban cells called "superblocks" in the city. This would allow consolidation in the different neighborhoods, through new forms of management and use of the public space, gaining spaces for pedestrians, cyclists and for recreation.
 
The "superblocks" would help to have a greener city, promote a healthier lifestyle, increase mobility on foot, bicycles and public transport, reduce environmental and noise pollution from cars, buses and trucks, among other issues.
 
In this sense, Ferraro explained that "the superblocks" are a new form of urban organization that, with its implementation, provides solutions to the main dysfunctions linked to mobility, while improving the availability and quality of public space for  pedestrians" and emphasized that "motorized traffic and parking on surface of vehicles will be minimized as pedestrians in the public space are given the highest priority. "

 

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