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Reus will have a low emissions zone

The City Council of Reus has published this Wednesday, April 27 in the profile of the contractor the tender for the consulting and engineering service contract for the drafting of the project for the implementation of the low emissions zone in the city, as well as the facultative direction of the works.

The City Council thus launches the administrative processing of a project with which it sets the objectives of reducing air pollution and CO₂ emissions in the city, and moving towards more sustainable mobility, in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goals (ODS ).

In parallel, the City Council advances in the specification of the technical report that will define the scope and characteristics that the low emissions zone will have. The proposal is the result of the debates for the revision of the Urban Mobility Plan and the drafting of the Sustainable Mobility Ordinance that take place within the framework of the Special Commission for Sustainable Mobility, where the municipal groups are represented and with the participation of linked entities.

The Reus low emission zone implementation project will include the following actions: the implementation of access control points and the deployment of a fiber optic telecommunications network that connects them; the computer access control system; and the implementation of air quality and noise measurement points and the deployment of the corresponding telecommunications network.

The tender that the Reus City Council has now published is the first step and provides for the consultancy and engineering service for the drafting of the implementation project for the low emissions zone, as well as the project management once the City Council has awarded the execution of the works.

This contract is framed in the «Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan -Financed by the European Union-NextGenerationEU», Recovery and Resilience Mechanism.

With these steps, the City Council advances in compliance with Law 7/2021, of May 20, on climate change and energy transition, which establishes that municipalities with more than 50,000 inhabitants have to adopt mobility plans that allow reducing the emissions derived from mobility, including the establishment of low emission zones.

  • Reus
  • climate change
  • low emissions
  • mobility
  • transport
  • energy transition

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