Cities act on climate, while nations delay
Facing climate change, preparing tomorrow today?
Cities wiped out, thousa[...]
The mid-sized cities at high speed
Last weekend, September 18th and 19th, France celebrated the 40th anniversary of the TGV. Inaugurated on September 22, 1982, the orange train ran at “only” 260km/h at the beginning, compared to 320km/h today. In ten years, from 1980 to[...]
Acting against climate change: “it’s politics, stupid”
In Chantilly on 8 and 9 July, more than 150 decision-makers from the public and business sectors, researchers and scientists, and representatives of civil society met to commit to building a low-carbon city for all. [...]
Financing a decarbonized mobility: making the economics work
There will be no decarbonization of our economies without decarbonization of mobility, especially of road mobility which accounts for the bulk of mobility-related CO2 emissions. However, the transformation of our mobility systems is not an[...]
Are we making cities inaccessible?
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Mobility and inequalities
Price increases, driving bans, parking restrictions: the means to act on everyday mobility can indeed lead to serious economic and social distortions.
La Fabrique de la Cité
La Fabrique de la Cité is a think tank dedicated to urban foresight, created by the VINCI group, its sponsor, in 2010. La Fabrique de la Cité acts as a forum where urban stakeholders, whether French or international, collaborate to bring forth new ways of building and rebuilding cities.