In the last few years, organisation of transport has become a key factor in planning strategies. Transport policies strongly influence the living conditions of individuals, territorial development and growth of economic activities. While the morphology of cities is forcing city-dwellers to travel more, environmental imperatives call for limiting mobility-related impacts. How can the two be reconciled?
How do we involve city residents’ in cities’ energy transition? The WSC Partner City Meeting was held in Amsterdam from February 14 to 16, 2013 as part of the World Smart Capital initiative. The Meeting focused on the issue of involving citizens in projects... en savoir plus
How do students view current city life? The international research program known as La fabrique du mouvement (“the motion factory”), co-directed by Institut pour la Ville en mouvement and the City Factory, has provided an opportunity to survey students in 14 cities around the world (Eindhoven, Daegu, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, ... en savoir plus
Some 75 percent of French people consider that digital sciences have made useful contributions to the transportation sector; however, one in three do not consider that digital technology is useful for the environment, agriculture or art. Those are the findings of a barometric survey presented by the Institut National de Recherche en... en savoir plus
How can quality of life be enhanced in “intermediate metropolises,” which may be defined as medium-sized cities whose scope is primarily regional? This was one of the key questions raised by the International Urban Development Association (INTA) at its annual congress, which was held in Lyon and Grenoble from November 6 to 10. en savoir plus
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