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Barcelona

Postby Anondson » October 20th, 2014, 6:59 pm

Rising rents are forcing small old shops that have benefited from rent control to close shop in the historic center because rent control will be ending.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/20/world ... phone&_r=0

And it is not a sudden end, they'd been warned 20 years ago rent control would end.

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Re: Barcelona

Postby mulad » August 7th, 2018, 11:13 am

Here's a Streetfilms video on the "superblock" system they've started implementing in a couple parts of the city, repurposing most of the street space in certain neighborhoods to be for pedestrian or bicycle use, but leaving narrow lanes or shared-space treatments for car access:

https://vimeo.com/282972390


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