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A return to waterborne transportation in response to city congestion

18.11.2019
mobilité fluviale

Shipping, water taxi services and public transportation: waterborne transportation is at the forefront of initiatives to improve mobility in city centers. Starting in the 1970s, waterborne transportation gave way to faster alternatives such as rail and road transport, but today our cities’ rivers and waterways are making a comeback. Waterway transportation has some major advantages.…

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Walking reclaims center stage in cities across the world

01.11.2019

New modes of transportation are transforming public spaces. By redesigning urban landscapes to prioritize walking, cities are putting pedestrians back on center stage. Navigating sidewalks can often be a challenge, what with all the carelessly parked motorbikes, scooters and bicycles and sprawling café terraces. This is especially the case for people with reduced mobility or…

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Mobility platforms: how do they work?

25.10.2019

You can’t talk about mobility without mentioning mobility platforms. For those who have trouble getting around, the platforms – both public and private – are a way of gaining autonomy. Here’s what you need to know. There are currently more than 100 mobility platform teams in France training vulnerable people to find the right transport…

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Yoann Nussbaumer, the whiz kid of clean mobility

18.10.2019

Founder of Chargemap.com, a website mapping electric vehicle charging stations across Europe, Yoann Nussbaumer has made clean mobility his number one priority. Yoann Nussbaumer has always been mad about cars. With a mechanic turned instructor for a father, there was every chance that Yoann, 36, the eldest of five children, would follow the family trade.…

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