Thinking Cities Articles
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...

Now For Plan A

MaaS is a huge part of Madrid’s plan for shared and multimodal mobility initiatives, says Michel Arnd and Sergio Fernandez Balaguer   In the past few years, Madrid has struggled...

Can We Talk?

Suzanne Hoadley of Polis talks to Brigitte Desveaux, Councillor and Vice-President of La Rochelle in charge of Transport and Mobility   Suzanne Hoadley: La Rochelle has a history of piloting...

Making A Big Deal Out of Mobility

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham on how his 2040 Transport Strategy is piloting his city-region’s journey to sustainable, smart status   Greater Manchester is growing. We are creating more...

Smart Cities Lab – The Global Think Tank

FIWARE: the open source component framework of choice for smart cities, by Olaf-Gerd Gemein   Cities have to cope with similar problems everyday (eg, ageing society and elderly people, inclusion,...

Ready for e-Mobility: INIT at InnoTrans 2018

‘Ready for e-mobility’ is the theme at INIT’s showcase at InnoTrans 2018, the international trade show for transport technology taking place from 18 to 21 September in Berlin. The world’s...