Transport and Mobility
Analyses, debates, meetings
Studies and publications
Governance of airport areas: the cases of Stockholm and Amsterdam
Note rapide Governance, #9
Airports, large cities’ international points of entry, are essential to the connectivity and proper functioning of these cities, now dominated by flows. Metropolisation is impelling their role to evolve, from simple transport infrastructure facilities into instruments of ...
October 2017 Tanguy Le Goff, Pauline Zeiger
Sustainable Airport Areas
Second workshop of the Metropolis initiative “How can we produce a sustainable airport area?”
This report presents the outcomes of the second workshop held in Atlanta on September 20, 2016. This workshop took place almost one year after the October 2015 Paris workshop. Participants in the workshop included representatives from six international airports (Atlanta, ...
September 2016 Teodora Nikolova, Martin Hervouët
Metropolis of Rio de Janeiro: sustainable metropolitan planning and mobility
Note rapide International, #2
Rio de Janeiro is confronted with urban challenges characteristic of those faced by rapidly growing major cities. The large-scale projects implemented over the last ten years should support the development of the city, but metropolitan planning and development integrating ...
July 2016 Eric Huybrechts, Irène Behar, Iuli Nascimento
The challenges encountered in producing an ideal airport area
First workshop of the Metropolis initiative “How can we produce a sustainable airport area?” The initiative “How can we produce a sustainable airport area?” proposes, by exchanging experiences, to identify and to transfer the good practices enabling public managers and ...
The French Tram School
At its peak in 1925, trams were the main means of passenger transport in France and the network comprised 1,100 km of track for the Paris region alone. With the spread of the motorcar, the networks were dismantled in Paris from 1925 to 1937, and until 1966 in Valenciennes. ...
April 2014 Lieu du Design, IAU île-de-France