More than one score of cities and municipalities met yesterday in the lounge of Plenary meetings of the Town hall a target together: to impel the use of the bicycle in the city. And yesterday the first step happened with the creation of a managing commission, formed by Barcelona, Granollers, Madrid, Valencia, Santiago de Compostela, Seville, Cordova, Vitoria, Murcia and Burgos, for the creation of a Network of cities for the bike. The official appointment will be in March of the next year, where it will be constituted legally like association.
The mayor, Odón Elorza, who will preside at this managing commission, told that the Network takes as a target «to group more than 120 cities and it tries to be a support instrument to the use of the bike in all the cities, especially in a moment characterized by the crisis of the energies not renobables, the politics of sostenibilidad and the climate change».
This network will work for opening the potential of this way of transport, impelling inicitivas or increasing the infrastructures, between others.
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