October 6, 2011, 9am PDT
Combine ZipCar-style checkout with the flexibility of bike sharing and you get Autolib', Paris' new car sharing system.
July 25, 2011, 9am PDT
An exhibit in Paris presents elaborate, lush visions of "La Ville Fertile", or "The Fertile City."
February 3, 2011, 6am PST
Beneath Paris is an underground network of tunnels and quarries, long closed to the public. <em>National Geographic</em> takes a tour of this forbidden part of the city, where urban explorers keep tradition alive.
January 11, 2011, 11am PST
Metro stations, train stations and streetcar systems have distinct ways of showing how to get from one area to another. TheCityFix's Jonna McKone looks at mass transit systems from Mexico City to Paris and the visual representations used in each one.
December 28, 2010, 11am PST
Urban explorer dsankt offers an in-depth look inside abandoned sections of the Metro system of Paris.
November 29, 2010, 1pm PST
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.
November 29, 2010, 10am PST
Is Paris for sale to the highest bidder?
October 29, 2010, 8am PDT
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.
October 11, 2010, 5am PDT
Next June, Paris will begin a test phase of a citywide electric car-sharing program.
October 10, 2010, 1pm PDT
Yonah Freemark reports that there are more politically palatable ways to ease traffic congestion than congestion pricing.
October 5, 2010, 6am PDT
The <em>BBC</em> tries out a new bike route connecting London to Paris and finds room for improvement.
September 9, 2010, 7am PDT
Heat emitting from riders of the Paris Metro and from the subway trains will heat 17 apartments in a new system debuting in France.
September 3, 2010, 10am PDT
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.
June 29, 2010, 5am PDT
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.
June 28, 2010, 7am PDT
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.
June 8, 2010, 9am PDT
Seeing a marked decline in the amount of bookstores in the traditional cultural center of Paris, the city began a program to actively lure them back.
May 12, 2010, 5am PDT
Paris plans to eventually phase out automobiles in the city center in order to create a pedestrian friendly riverbank.
April 25, 2010, 7am PDT
The City of Paris is looking to update the historic Place de la Republique, and is running a closed competition to find the right design. Barcelona-based Mateo Arquitectura gives us a glimpse at their ideas for the space.
February 9, 2010, 9am PST
A press conference was held in Paris to draw attention to the problem of "increasingly large and unsympathetic buildings" cropping up around the City of Lights.
December 31, 2009, 7am PST
After being accused of being party-unfriendly, Paris and other French cities have been officially allowed to keep their dance clubs open as late as 7 a.m.