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28 June 2018

CITYLAB - What can DVRC learn from Madrid’s car-restricting plans?

 Since 2005, Madrid has restricted cars from its city center, with a vision to make Madrid fresher, cooler, cleaner, and more livable. Madrid’s Mayor Manuela Carmena said that a 15 percent increase in year-on-year turnover was recorded at the time when Gran Via, a main street in Madrid, was closed for 9 days. Read more to understand how Hong Kong could also benefit from car-reduction schemes on DVRC.

Photo source: CITYLAB  (2018)