15 publications matching keyword "Bicyclette"
08/27/2019 - 16:42
Over the past decade, bicycle self-repair workshops have been growing in France. By teaching people how to repair their bicycles, these collectives share a variety of goals: some aim mainly to promote bicycling and increase autonomy by teaching people how to repair their bikes, others advocate for environmental causes, others still are part of a broader political commitment (LGBTI, anti-capitalism, self-sustainability, etc.)... These collectives, which are still a recent phenomenon, have so far received little attention in the scientific literature. Beyond the independence one can gain by learning a practice, does taking part in these workshops bring about wider changes in one’s lifestyle and view of society?
06/12/2018 - 14:20
Ten years after its launch, Vélib, the public bicycle sharing service in the Paris region, arrived at a major turning point. In January 2018, the operator JC Decaux was replaced by Smoove, a Montpellier start-up. The Mobile Lives Forum set out to make a first assessment of the Velib’: ten years later, how has the Velib’ changed mobility and the lifestyles of people living in the Paris region? Is the Vélib’ a sustainable and effective mobility program?
05/28/2018 - 11:23
04/27/2018 - 14:54
11/16/2015 - 12:31
From the movement of people to the transport of freight, mobility is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, and therefore a contributor to climate change. Professor Kevin Anderson assesses where we stand today and the prospects for the future of our mobility.
10/28/2015 - 16:17
Governments around the world are looking at ways of encouraging people to walk, cycle or use public transport, rather than to drive. James Faulconbridge of Lancaster University talks about new research that suggests temporal and spatial issues also need to be considered.
06/09/2015 - 11:21
Over the past 20 years, improvements in public transport, planning and telecommunications systems have helped to significantly reduce people's preference for travel by car. A look at three Swiss cities: Geneva, Lausanne and Bern.
05/11/2015 - 17:56
German sociologist Sven Kesselring discusses the importance of collaboration and reflexivity among different stakeholders when designing the present and future urban environment for sustainable mobility. The city of Munich provides a valuable case study.
10/07/2014 - 10:05
06/24/2014 - 10:39
A University lecturer and an urban planner discuss professional mobilities and their role within community life. How do public authorities and, more broadly, society and its various components deal with mobility management?