The development of the “Let’s protect schools” program is accelerated so that a hundred centers end the year with environments with fewer cars and less pollution.
The action plans to pacify the accesses of 66 schools in the coming months, which will be added to the 26 interventions carried out so far.
The next performance It will take place between July and August and will benefit 52 schools of the 66 planned this year.
What will be done?
9,650 m2 of asphalt will be converted into living spaces.
Eight lanes of traffic will be eliminated.
A dozen streets will give priority to pedestrians.
The performance in the school environments of the fourteen remaining schools is pending scheduling.
The selection of schools is decided in coordination with the territory and prioritizes children from 0 to 12 years old, areas with road safety complications and areas with high air and noise pollution.
You can consult the centers where it will act in the “Let’s protect schools” website.
Cleaner air and more living spaces
Pacifying school environments includes measures to:
Reduce traffic speed with Berlin cushions and new traffic light phases.
Create plaza spaces with a minimum diameter of 10 meters with living and playing areas.
Create sidewalks passing to facilitate walking.
The momentum of the program “Let’s protect the schools” It will have made it possible to pacify 92 school environments between 2020 and 2021 and benefit more than 31,000 students and their families.
The total budget for the action for these two years is 5.92 million euros.