The City Council of Marbella has installed the first two smart car parks for city bicycles, which position the municipality as a national benchmark in sustainable mobility, as announced this Friday by the mayor, Ángeles Muñoz.
This has been highlighted by the councilor in the presentation of parking modules, where the municipal commitment for the use of more accessible transport and less polluting with pioneering initiatives such as the free urban bus network for registered residents or, in this case, promoting the use of bicycles in the town.
“It is a bet on the future to which municipalities will have to tend in the coming years”, Pointed out the councilor, who highlighted the work of the Works and Mobility delegations for the installation of this equipment, hand in hand with the Novality company and with the support of the Junta de Andalucía.
The first mayor explained that these two smart spaces for bicycles, with ten seats each, They are located next to the Central Library of the Arroyo de la Represa park in an underground model, and next to the new headquarters of the Official School of Languages on the surface.
“They are the first two that we created and that depending on the results and demands we will expand them for the municipality ”, has advanced. In addition, the first mayor has highlighted the advantages for the users of these vehicles, “That through a mobile application (APP) they will be able to reserve the space and find out if there are free places”. They will also have lockers so that cyclists can leave their belongings and electric bicycles can be recharged.
For his part, the Commissioner for Climate Change and Energy Model of the Junta de Andalucía, Juan Manuel Muñoz, has expressed the commitment of the regional administration for sustainable projects, “What we call the green revolution”. In this sense, he has ensured that it is a very innovative initiative that is part of sustainability policies promoted by the regional government.
Finally, the CEO of Novality, Francisco Marqués, has grateful to the City Council for its commitment to the Andalusian company to develop this initiative, which “seeks facilitate sustainable mobility and reduce road traffic and pollution”In cities caused by cars.
“Is about two high-quality installations and that they will also provide great safety for cyclists when leaving their two-wheelers ”, said Marqués, who underlined that these are the first two smart car parks of these characteristics installed in the world.