Barquero: "we intend to invest in the adaptation of streets and squares to make them more accessible, to renovate the urban furniture and to adapt the transport services to people with intellectual and physical disabilities, people with reduced mobility and to make easier the daily itineraries to our elders "
The City of Campos del Río will opt for the help of the Ministry of Development to make public spaces and transport services more accessible in the municipality, as announced this morning the mayor of Works and Services, Salvador Barquero during the information day to The one that has attended.
Urban furniture, streets and more accessible places and adaptation for the use of public transport with the aim of facilitating the mobility of people with physical disabilities in the municipality are some of the purposes that pursue this package of aid worth 240,000 euros that the Ministry De Fomento makes available to groups and municipalities such as Campos del Rio.
Councilor for Works and Services campero, Salvador Barquero highlighted after the presentation of the call for aid by the Minister of Development and Infrastructure, Pedro Rivera, that "there are many improvements that thanks to these grants we can launch in Campos del Río , A municipality where we intend to invest in adapting the streets and squares to make them more accessible, renovate the urban furniture and adapt the transport services to people with intellectual and physical disabilities, people with reduced mobility and make daily itineraries easier to Our elders.
This government team is aware of and committed to these groups and we will continue to work for them to ensure equal opportunities and universal accessibility in our municipality. "
In order to make the streets, squares and gardens more accessible, the Ministry will call for the first time aid for the adaptation or renovation of elements of urban furniture, such as benches, bollards, fountains, bins, railings, skirting boards, among others.
These grants, worth 175,000 euros, will be made available to municipalities in May to remove small obstacles from the public road and adapt urban spaces to people with disabilities.
The municipality of Campos del Rio will attend this call for a grant that will reach up to 60 percent of the project submitted, with the grant of a maximum of 6,000 euros
Likewise, the Ministry foresees a total of 70,000 euros in aid to improve accessibility in transport and grants to support the mobility of people with disabilities.
This year, for the first time, will include a call for aid, endowed with 25,000 euros, to subsidize the mobility of people with physical disabilities ..
In addition, next week Fomento will publish the call for subsidies to finance the displacement of people with intellectual disabilities, for an amount of 25,000 euros, and who can access courses and programs to integrate and integrate labor, training and empowerment of their personal autonomy.
Grants are for people with intellectual disabilities equal to or greater than 33 percent, as well as the professionals who accompany them, and will be awarded through associations working with these groups.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Campos del Río