France

In the fifth of his "place-decoding" series from France, Chuck Wolfe recalls how we carry with us the ability to mine pride from place, even in places that are, perhaps, least expected to shine.
Oct 25, 2014   The Huffington Post
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