Saturday 11th May, 2019, a new day of mobilization is planned by the yellow vests in Toulouse. Roundabouts, protests in the city centre, what you need to know.
For the 26th consecutive Saturday, the yellow vests come together in the streets of Toulouse to protest, Saturday 11th May, 2019. Nearly six months after its launch, the movement will continue its protest in the Pink City.
From 10 am on the roundabouts
And this, from 10 o’clock . Because on the social networks, the organizers announced wanting to return to the roundabouts, in the morning, without however specify the list. As in Act 25, the yellow vests intend to return to the scene of the beginning of the movement … before scrolling downtown. And for Saturday, the appointment is set at 2pm at the metro Jean-Jaurès . For the moment, no route has been announced . As in previous weeks, the event could take place on the main boulevards and in the center of Toulouse.
Capitol Square closed to protesters
For its part, the prefecture of Haute-Garonne has, once again, banned any demonstration or gathering claiming the movement of “yellow vests” on the Capitol Square in Toulouse, Saturday, from 10 am to 9 pm , under penalty of a fine of 135 € .
📌⚠️⚠️#Interdiction de #manifestation ou de #rassemblement revendicatif du mouvement des « Gilets jaunes » sur la place du Capitole à #Toulouse le samedi 11 mai 2019 de 10 h à 21 h. ▶️https://t.co/hYZTRxOrN9 pic.twitter.com/bKDeAnDno7
— Préfet de région Occitanie et de Haute-Garonne (@PrefetOccitanie) May 9, 2019
The arrangements made by the prefecture
Furthermore, it is stated that “the device surrounding the event has been substantially reinforced by mobile forces to ensure the safety of people and property” , recalling also the voluntary concealment of the face , during a demonstration during which disturbances to public order are committed, is now an offense punishable by fine and imprisonment.
A shuttle from Borderouge to Gramont
For its part, Tisséo announced deflecting several bus lines from 13:30 on Saturday. The Airport Shuttle and lines L1, L7, L8, L9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 23, 27, 29, 39, 44, 45, 63, 66 and 70 are concerned. In addition, a shuttle is set up between the Borderouge and Balma-Gramont stations to allow a connection between the two metro lines . Also, the city center shuttle and line 31 are suspended.