The comprehensive transfer of Rodalies, if it really becomes effective, not only represents the most important achievement of resources and decision-making capacity – of sovereignty – for the Government of Catalonia since the transfers of education and health.
It is also a decisive opportunity to increase the efficiency and productivity of our economy. And also to alleviate the pressures that threaten to collapse the functioning of the country’s capital. An opportunity to increase productivity hindered by delays and systematic irregularities in the operation of the trains that transport workers to Barcelona.
And also to extend the real city in the territory with efficient communication in a way that reduces a significant part of the demand for housing and the congestion that threatens the effective functioning of the core of the metropolis, now almost spread throughout the entire city and good part of l’Hospitalet and the adjoining municipalities.