Friday, June 21, 2024

Meet the Urban Planner Behind Barcelona’s Bike Revolution

In 2020, the City of Barcelona recast a two-month pandemic lockdown into an opportunity and sped up progress on its active mobility plans. Adria Gomila, the chief of mobility services, and his team transformed the city’s landscape. Instead of busy traffic, now there are 13 miles of new, bright yellow bike lanes painted over the old car lanes. The once-distant future of bike cities is now looking closer after the pandemic.