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Avenida de Cuba opens a new lane reserved for urban transport and cycling

16 September 2016
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The new road improves traffic safety to slow down near Miguel Hernández school and IES Mediterrània


Public transport and bicycle use are gaining ground in Benidorm. This morning has entered a new service for the exclusive use of city bus and bicycle on Avenida de Cuba lane. The Councillor for Mobility, José Ramón González de Zárate, visited this morning the road, accompanied by technicians of the Department and the concessionaire Llorente Bus, to monitor road markings of the reserved lane from now for city buses and cyclists. In the next phase the use of this lane will also be available for taxis. González de Zárate stressed that the launch of this new space not only helps to encourage the use of sustainable modes of transport in Benidorm, "but also serves us, he said, to improve safety conditions in a vial widely used for school transportation, just next to the Public school Miguel Hernandez, and the IES Mediterrània, since the maximum speed limit on the road it has dropped from 40 to 30 km / h. " The council recalled that this measure is also a demand that came asking the locals in the sense of improving the safety of road where high speeds are reached and where many shifts are converging serves. The entry into operation of the new lane is part of the European Mobility Week, held from this Friday, Sept. 16 to Thursday 22 and with which aims to improve the use of bicycles and public transport, as well such as sustainability and safety.