The Historic Center of Cuenca has several characteristics and suitable conditions to be pedestrianized by its physical configuration. The commercial, tourist and architectural activities that are concentrated in this emblematic area of the city, added to the intense vehicular traffic, invite you to imagine this space closed to cars and used only by pedestrians. But is that feasible? Elina Ávila, member of the Research, Active and Sustainable Mobility team of the University of Cuenca, said that some studies have been carried out by the institution regarding the possibility of changing the mobility habits of people. “The Historic Center of Cuenca, although it can be pedestrianized, needs technical processes that…
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