Thinking Cities Articles
The city that said yes to tolls

Hans Kringstad and Lacie Goff examine Trondheim’s long-standing relationship with toll roads and how the city’s current strategy includes literal, rather than political or financial, shortcuts... rondheim, Norway is a...

Self-improvement

The Metropolitan area of Rouen Normandy in France is the host of a première in Europe! The metropolitan authority, in cooperation with a group of local and national partners, is...

Stick meet carrot

Théo Fievet on how Lille Metropole combined the introduction of a restrictive low emission zone with a large investment plan for public transportation... As the fourth largest French metropolis  and...

All two wheel, all too real

Liz Brooker on how one London Borough is thinking creatively to drastically reduce the numbers of motorcyclists that are killed or seriously injured on its streets every year... ver a...

I want one of those…

Cycle highways can boost cycle use on longer distances, says Rico Andriesse. This article highlights some important lessons from the Netherlands, namely planning and design... Urban cycling is undergoing a...

Gaining purchase

Giacomo Lozzi and Francesco Ripa go behind the scenes of BuyZET, an EU project tasked with achieving zero-emission city logistics Cycling along the wide paths bordering the clean streets of...

Mobility for the masses

The Bogotá Method: a “TransMilenial” Challenge with an innovative solution. With its ongoing urban mobility transformation process, an already world-wide famous bus system and innovative private/public partnerships, Daniel Herrera reports...

Improving urban mobility… one scooter at a time

As shared transportation services expand across the globe, the shared mobility landscape has continued to grow — with more devices, more riders, and more trips every day. As Diego Canales...

MaaS Response

CORE MaaS: A Social Distancing Mobility Platform The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has quickly demonstrated itself as a global challenge, affecting all aspects of our daily lives, says Scott Shephard. One...

Every Lille Helps

Driving e-Mobility in Lille Metropole: Investing in charging stations in suburban areas to improve uptake and unlock the market, by Theo Fievet and Luana Bidasca   As the 4th largest...

Harbouring Ambitions

Francesco Ripa interviews Angelo Del Mastro, Deputy Mayor for EU Affairs for the largest city on the Italian island of Elba, Portoferraio   When Horatio Nelson found himself fighting against...