Vote for more shaded areas in Geneva

An initiative by the Geneva branch of the Green Liberals has been cleared by the Council of State, so it will go to a vote.

The initiative calls for the creation of shaded walkways in the city and more green relaxation spaces. 

The head of the party, Yves Herren, says mobility is likely to become more pedestrian based and there’s a lack of shaded walkways between parks.

Backers say it will mean simply about planting new trees and even just putting more benches under existing trees.

A date for the vote has yet to be set. 

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