Parking will only be available to residents or those with permits

Parking will only be available to residents or those with permits.

22-12-2019MIQUEL A CANELLAS

Bikers will only be allowed to park in Acire areas of the city unless they are residents or have authorisation to park.

The Councillor of Mobilitat, Francesc Dalmau says complaints from locals prompted the changes.

"The neighbours are very worried, and they have let us know, because motorcycles have no restrictions and they are still vehicles that generate an emission of gases into the atmosphere,” he said, ”it is one of the things we have to turn around, but I can say that the intention of the Consistory is to limit this access as well as that of four-wheelers."

Another measure also being contemplated in the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan, or PMUS, in Palma is that motorcycle riders should pay to park in the ORA area.

"During this mandate we will increase the Acire to the remaining roads of the Avingudes inwards, but also these areas will be increasingly restrictive and one of the restrictions will be that of motorcycles,” said Councillor Dalmau.

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Dan / Hace about 1 year

Once again, the government is enacting something very short-sighted. 1) Motos emit FAR less emissions than cars. The majority of motos are 1 cylinder versus 4-6 in cars. 2) Motos take up FAR less space than cars. 3) What about the large population of electric motos? 4) If the complaints are about emissions, exactly how will paying to park going to reduce that?

Lastly, for being an article intended to inform the public, you would THINK it would include information such as when this becomes effective!!

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