Bull has been shown in favor of apply a tax to tax and regulate the logistics generated by online commerce in the city.
Candidate has announced that he will remove the lanes bike in Barcelona and would give priority to the private vehicle.
According to the PP candidate for mayor, Josep Bou i Vila, & nbsp; “Barcelona has an anarchic image and must to become a great business and commercial showcase again ” . The mayor has defended that in the event that he wins the elections, he would bet on those decisions that were in line with promoting the city and growing Barcelona’s economy, in order to generate jobs. In this regard, he has supported the trade sector in & nbsp; “ the implementation of IDBs in those commercial areas where necessary, however, I do not agree in its financing with taxes, private investment is needed. ”
In terms of security and illegal trade, Josep Bou’s proposed solution has been very clear: & nbsp; cal political will on the part of the Consistory; would mount an extra unit of the well-prepared city guard, with the capacity to act and evict the manters. ” According to Bou, if we project an image of serious city, the call effect of the manters would end and the problem would be eradicated.
With regard to mobility, the PP candidate, like Manel Valls, has made it clear that the tram along the Diagonal is not a priority, although he does consider it necessary to speed up mobility. The proposed solution is an articulated vehicle with a high frequency of passage: & nbsp;“ Connection must be a 10 ”. & Nbsp; b > Bou has pointed out that in the past, trams had caused many accidents in Barcelona, that there is an excess of meaningless bike lanes and that should be removed, to give priority to the private vehicle. Bou has been forceful in the need to apply a tax as an instrument to regulate the increase in city travel resulting from the rise of online commerce.
Finally, regarding the problem of taxi drivers, Josep Bou has defended that & nbsp; “the future must be open to new ones technologies, it is not possible for the MWC to arrive and for us not to have Uber or Cabify in Barcelona: all transport systems must be able to coexist. ”& nbsp; span> Also, despite defending the right to demonstrate, he believes that taxi drivers cannot collapse the city, the public road belongs to everyone and they must respect it. span>
About Breakfasts with the Comerç de Barcelona
The two most representative entities of Barcelona’s trade, & nbsp; Barcelona Comerç & nbsp; i & nbsp; Barcelona open en , cycle organization Breakfast with the Commerce of Barcelona & nbsp; < / span> to find out about committed proposals in person of candidates for mayor the city, around the city’s trade-related policies and related issues. Specifically, the topics to be discussed will be: the implementation of IDB’s – Business Improvement Districts -, mobility, tourism-commercial promotion and security and illegal trade.
This is the first time that Barcelona’s trade – axes of proximity and tourist axes together-bet on a format like this to ensure that their positions and concerns are collected directly by the candidates looking for real and feasible commitments to establish bridges, strengthen connections and generate consensus for a common goal: to preserve and promote Barcelona’s trade as one of the city’s main economic engines.