Barcelona is the fifth best city in the world according to Best Cities Ranking

They only surpass London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. Barcelona has been selected as the fifth best city in the world in the Best Cities Ranking of the North American consultancy Resonance, a list that occupy the one hundred best cities in the world. Cities are valued according to certain aspects: place, product, programming, people, prosperity, the […]

Barcelona announces a contest to make the park de los Tres Turons as “great green lung of the city”

The three finalist projects will be announced in March The government of the Barcelona City Council has called a project contest to consolidate the Tres Turons park as “the city’s great green lung“. The contest wants to collect projects that redraw the future of the park, located between the districts of Horta-Guinardó and Gràcia and […]

The big construction companies propose paying tolls for entering Madrid and Barcelona

The FasTrak is the latest proposal from Seopan and is inspired by the American model. Seopan, the employers’ association of large construction companies and concessionaires, has declared that it wanted to implement a new toll system at the entrance to Madrid and Barcelona. A system of premium lanes aimed at reducing pollution, matching times and reducing […]

Shared motocycles and bicycles expand while waiting for regulation

More than 2,250 motorbikes and 1,000 rental bikes per minute operate in Barcelona in a legal limbo A few years ago there were none and now there are more than 2,000 motorcycles in Barcelona that can be unlocked through a mobile application and circulate with them paying for the exact minutes used, electric bikes have also […]

Neighbors of Barceloneta are planning to move to another neighborhood

Insecurity makes a dent in the mood of the people and weakens their brave resistance For some years the local citizens of Barcelona have been complaining about the growing number of tourists visiting the city. Surely you will have noticed that angry graffiti and passive-aggressive messages started appearing all over the city. Recently, anti-tourist protests […]

Study Shows Long-term Unemployment in Barcelona

Sant Andreu carries the highest unemployment rate A total of 29.078 people of Barcelona take more than a year without work in Barcelona. Sant Andreu is the district that registers a greater percentage of this type of unemployment while Ciutat Vella is the minor. Sant Andreu has the highest percentage of long-term unemployment followed by Sant Martí, Nou Barris, Horta-Guinardó, and Les Corts. Ciutat Vella […]