Category Archives: Transport

€294,000 for Tiritaña tunnel lighting

 The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has awarded the tender to install lighting in the Tiritaña tunnel

Newsbrief: Nelson Mandela pier repair will cost €600,000 and last three months

The repair work to the Nelson Mandela pier in Las Palmas, which was hit by a Naviera Armas ferry on April 21, will cost €600,000 and last three months, according to the president of the Port Authority of Las Palmas, Luis Ibarra. They first need to dismantle

€3.7 million for the GC-500 boulevard

San Bartolomé de Tirajana and the Canarian Development Fund, FDCAN, have agreed

Diesel fuel spill should disperse by Monday

The Naviera Armas ferry Volcán de Tamasite which collided on Friday

ARMAS ferry strikes Las Palmas harbour

A ferry from the shipping company ARMAS managed this evening to embed itself into

Norwegian to fly Gran Canaria to Americas

Norwegian airlines plan to fly to America from the Canary Islands. The decision

Investigation in to bus overtaking cyclists

The driver of a public transport Global Bus was filmed overtaking a group of cyclists

Events: LPA Motown 2017 21-23 April

The third edition of the “LPA Motown Sagulpa, sustainable urban mobility” Bike Fair will be 21-23 April

Airline news: UK to Gran Canaria with Jet2

Gran Canaria airport will have two new links with the UK starting from April

Popular mountain road closes till mid May

Part of the GC-605, a beautiful mountain road popular with the more adventurous tourists

New flights between Canaries & Madeira

Inter-island airline, Binter, has begun to fly a new route between the Canary Islands and Madeira

A terrible toll, forty years perished

The events leading up to that Sunday afternoon in 1977, as thick cloud fog

Sightseeing bus almost catches fire

One of the tourist busses in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria almost caught fire

MetroGuagua transit coming to Las Palmas

The MetroGuagua project is a planned high capacity public transport line

Newsbrief: Avenida de Tirajana partially closes Monday

One of the main streets in the San Fernando area of Maspalomas,  Avenida de Tirajana, will be partially closed on Monday 19 December for renovation and improvement works to the street lighting. The closure of Avenida de Tirajana will be at the section that travels in the North-South direction, from the Plaza de Las Lavanderas roundabout

Long overdue GC-1 south resurfacing

Long overdue resurfacing works have been announced for the main southern motorway

Puerto Rico Shopping Centre taxi area

The Mogán town hall Department of Traffic and Transportation have completed new road signage

30 km/h zones in Las Palmas

Las Palmas has launched works to properly indicate 30km/h zones running through various areas

Gran Canaria Airport access lane works

Gran Canaria Airport has began improvement work which will necessitate a temporary 

New tourist record for March and 1st Quarter

Gran Canaria closed the first quarter of 2016 with 10.11% more foreign travellers 

Newsbrief: Gran Canaria invest €35,000 to promote in Ireland

In such an important year for Irish history, and with the internationally celebrated Saint Patrick’s day approaching fast on 17 March, many agree we should definitely have encourage more Irish on to the island of Gran Canaria. The Gran Canaria Tourist Board announced last month they plan to invest

Unfinished bus station in Playa de Mogán

The works on the main bus stop in Playa de Mogán have been at a standstill for months now

Canary Island airports highest ever numbers

The eight airports in The Canary Islands recorded 35,864,781 passenger journeys during 2015

Vehicle controls for Gran Canaria airport

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria and AENA have agreed to install a vehicle control system

The rise of Canaries cruise passengers

Canary Islands ports accumulated  1.51 million cruise passengers from January to 

Best November ever for Canarian airports

Canary Islands airports saw their best November ever, with 3,198,480 passenger journeys

Gran Canaria Airport’s best October ever

The busiest airport for passenger journeys in the archipelago was Gran Canaria with 935,818, (+7.7%)

More night closures on GC-1 motorway

More night time motorway closures on Wednesday and Thursday this week, 21 and 22 October,

Gran Canaria to install LED road lamps

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has begun to renew the public lighting of intercity highways,

Vecindario night closures on GC-1

As of Tuesday, September 22, until Thursday 24, the stretch of the GC1 between Arinaga and