Paris

The proposed Grand Paris Express program, which began construction this summer and is expected for completion in 2030, will serve 2 million people a day at "wildly fast speeds." Then there's light rail in the United States.
20 hours ago   the transport politic
Bike-sharing can't seem to shake its reputation for being a crime magnet, as in Paris. But here in the United States, theft and vandalism simply haven't emerged as problems, says Noah Kazis.
Nov 29, 2010   Streetsblog
Is Paris for sale to the highest bidder? Nicholas Sarkozy, the President of France and Bertrand Delanoë, the Mayor of Paris, are planning massive new towers that could destroy the character of the beloved city, says Mary Campbell Gallagher, J.D., Ph.D. Exclusive
Nov 29, 2010  By Mary Campbell Gallagher
More and more European cities are following the lead of cities like Paris and installing bike sharing systems. This article from <em>Der Spiegel</em> wonders if they'll last.
Oct 29, 2010   Der Spiegel
Next June, Paris will begin a test phase of a citywide electric car-sharing program.
Oct 11, 2010   Der Spiegel
Yonah Freemark reports that there are more politically palatable ways to ease traffic congestion than congestion pricing.
Oct 10, 2010   the transport politic
The <em>BBC</em> tries out a new bike route connecting London to Paris and finds room for improvement.
Oct 5, 2010   BBC
Heat emitting from riders of the Paris Metro and from the subway trains will heat 17 apartments in a new system debuting in France.
Sep 9, 2010   Popular Science
An extensive 96-mile network of rapid transit lines connecting Paris' poorer outer-ring suburbs, on hold since it was proposed a year ago because of its considerable cost, takes a step closer to realization.
Sep 3, 2010   the transport politic
This week, Paris City Hall is launching an appeal to find power companies able to install eight 'hydroliennes' underneath the Seine's celebrated bridges. French power company EDF has already declared the plan interesting.
Jun 29, 2010   The Guardian
A political battle is brewing in Paris, where the city's mayor wants to close off sections of roadway along the River Seine, a move that President Nicholas Sarkozy is against.
Jun 28, 2010   The New York Times