March 7, 2009, 11am PST
Jay Walljasper writes that bike-sharing programs are transforming life in European cities from Oslo to Rome, Barcelona to Vienna, and giving visitors a great new way to sightsee.
February 13, 2009, 7am PST
A BBC story on Paris's groundbreaking bike-share system greatly exaggerates the threat posed by theft and vandalism.
February 10, 2009, 11am PST
Theft and vandalism have crippled the citywide bike rental system in Paris, leaving operator JCDecaux uncertain of the increasingly expensive program's future.
February 7, 2009, 11am PST
This piece from <em>Streetsblog San Francisco</em> looks at the city's recently announced plans for a bike sharing program and why the 50-bike pilot is likely to fail.
Streetsblog San Francisco
February 3, 2009, 5am PST
This three-part series from the <em>BBC</em> looks at bicycles in the modern world -- from Paris to Uganda to India.
December 30, 2008, 10am PST
Architecture flourishes in either Paris or London, but not both at the same time, according to Tom Dyckhoff. Now it's Paris' turn.
September 29, 2008, 2pm PDT
Paris has invested big in Le Mobilien, its version of Bus Rapid Transit. Streetsblog has a short video profiling the system.
August 18, 2008, 12pm PDT
Temporary street closures for pedestrian use -- an idea that spawned in Bogota, Colombia -- are occurring in cities all over the world. The trend is expected to continue.
The Christian Science Monitor
July 23, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>The annual transformation of riverbanks to beaches has begun in Paris, where the River Seine becomes a widely visited outdoor public space known as Paris Plages.</p>
July 10, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoë has proposed abandoning the city's long-held building height restriction of 37 meters, citing the city's need to grow.</p>
June 24, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>Following on the success of its bike-sharing system, Paris is planning to unveil a citywide green car-sharing system.</p>
April 26, 2008, 5am PDT
<p><em>Streetfilms</em> looks at the livable streets movement in Paris and a twice-weekly "critical mass" over roller skaters that often brings crowds of thousands.</p>
April 24, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>After the fall of congestion pricing, should New York look to Paris for ideas on how to reclaim its streets?</p>