On his <em>Human Transit</em> blog, transit planner Jarrett Walker brings us images and a description of a "bus stop of the future" for the streets of Paris, designed by Marc Aurel.
May 22, 2012 Human Transit
Jeroen Beekmans reports on the pet project of "urban hacktivist" Florian Rivière to produce light-weight pop-up crosswalks.
Mar 31, 2012 The Pop-Up City
A new theme park dedicated to all things Napoleon has been proposed for the area south of Paris by former French minister and history buff Yves Jégo, and is being touted as a rival to Disneyland, reports Henry Samuel.
Jan 27, 2012 The Telegraph
A lecture series explores the relation between city planning and urban violence. And who is to blame? The architect.
Jan 6, 2012 Delft University of Technology
Garrett Bradford of TheCityFix reviews some of the most innovative and sustainable transit systems from around the globe that made their debut over the last twelve months.
Dec 29, 2010 TheCityFix
Urban explorer dsankt offers an in-depth look inside abandoned sections of the Metro system of Paris.
Dec 28, 2010 Sleepy City
TheCityFix looks at the future of the automobile in cities and the possibilities of moving people in to alternative modes in times when car ownership rates are still exploding.
Dec 9, 2010 TheCityFix
Next June, Paris will begin a test phase of a citywide electric car-sharing program.
Oct 11, 2010 Der Spiegel
The <em>BBC</em> tries out a new bike route connecting London to Paris and finds room for improvement.
Oct 5, 2010 BBC
The conservative government led by French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been deporting hundreds of Gypsies, the nomadic people who number in the thousands in France. EU officials have called the move "a disgrace".
Sep 15, 2010 The New York Times