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article imageEuropean Mobility Week in Fuengirola: Cycling for cleaner air Special

By Anne Sewell     Sep 22, 2013 in Environment
Fuengirola - Sunday is the last day of European Mobility Week and Fuengirola's day to "move for cleaner air." A bicycle ride was held, starting at 10 a.m. in the Plaza de España, in front of the town hall, riding through the town to the fairgrounds.
European Mobility Week 2013 has been running from September 16 to 22.
According to Sur (Spanish language), Fuengirola is adding another year to the celebration of European Mobility Week 2013 with several activities held to address each issue.
The slogan of the campaign for 2013 is "Clean air — it's your move."
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to  move for clean air  on the last day of the European Mobility Week...
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to "move for clean air" on the last day of the European Mobility Week.
The municipal representative for the Environment in Fuengirola's local government, Dolores Buzón, said:
"Therefore, the local government organized for Sunday 22nd a bicycle march starting at 10.00 hours in the Plaza de España in front of Fuengirola's town hall."
"The course is six kilometers, starting from the Plaza de España, traveling through the avenues, including Ramon y Cajal, Los Boliches-Las Gaviotas and Nuestro Padre Jesús Cautivo, culminating at the town's fairgrounds."
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to  move for clean air  - the writer s counterpart from Fuengirola TV...
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to "move for clean air" - the writer's counterpart from Fuengirola TV was there with his tiny camera. :)
The European Mobility Week aims to encourage people to get around by walking, cycling and public transport, instead of taking the car. This will not only to positively influence their health and well-being, but will also improve the environment and quality of life in Spanish cities.
A list of the 395 cities in Spain who participated can be viewed here.
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to  move for clean air  on the last day of the European Mobility Week...
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to "move for clean air" on the last day of the European Mobility Week.
According to Buzón, "Everyone can join the initiative to promote European Mobility Week through a series of options including: moving in the most healthy and safe way (walking, cycling, public transport); generating good habits in children, avoiding the use of escalators or elevators, and using a carpool will also be far less polluting on the environment. "
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to  move for clean air  on the last day of the European Mobility Week...
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to "move for clean air" on the last day of the European Mobility Week - a family affair.
This writer was at the start, camera in hand to capture the moment. As you can see it was a real family affair and some of the cyclists had a sense of humor.
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to  move for clean air  on the last day of the European Mobility Week...
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to "move for clean air" on the last day of the European Mobility Week - "Toro the Cyclist?"
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to  move for clean air  on the last day of the European Mobility Week...
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to "move for clean air" on the last day of the European Mobility Week - kids got in on the action.
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to  move for clean air  on the last day of the European Mobility Week...
Fuengirola held a bicycle ride to "move for clean air" on the last day of the European Mobility Week - "0% CO² 100% OK".
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