that is preparing the transition to more desirable and sustainable lifestyles.
It oversees research, publishes works,
and organizes events for the arts and sciences.
Transport is responsible for 30% of greenhouse gas emissions in France, and this figure is constantly increasing. Technological innovations and the push for a “modal shift” aren’t enough to compensate for the increasing number of [...]
The return of pro-bicycle policies in cities in Europe, the United States and other countries, including cities in the global south, owes much to the lobbying of pro-bicycle movements. The aim of this research is to perform a comparative [...]
Created in 2017 by the Mobile Lives Forum, the New Voices Awards aim to highlight the work of young and early career researchers and showcase outstanding Masters and PhD theses on mobility and its relationship to lifestyles and the [...]
With the general uberization of the economy and evolutions in consumer practices, meal delivery services have grown significantly in recent years. With the Covid pandemic driving the increase in the number of restaurants and clients using [...]
By taking the issue of speed or slowness as an entry point, this research questions the way in which the design or adaptation of mobility infrastructures reveals a change in the relationship to space-time. This work is unique in that it [...]
On the eve of the first debate between the candidates for the regional elections in Île-de-France on “mobility, lifestyles and ecology”, the Mobile Lives Forum presented the results of a survey on the new habits and desires of the residents [...]
For several years now, autonomous vehicles, also called self-driving vehicles, have been greeted with extraordinary enthusiasm. They are presented as the future of motorized mobility, whether in terms of safety, services or ecology, and [...]
The first definitions of mobility
The term mobility appeared in German, English and French dictionaries in the 18th century to evoke mental agility and thus the ability to change. The Dictionnaire de l’Académie Française (official [...]
Manuel de sociologie des mobilités géographiques, by Leslie Belton-Chevalier, Nicolas Oppenchaim and Stéphanie Vincent
While mobility in all its forms has been the subject of an increasing amount of research over the past twenty years, this handbook provides a synthetic overview of the work devoted to spatial mobilities and offers a sociological definition [...]
At a time when companies and governments are focusing all their energy on innovation, autonomous vehicles seem to embody the quintessential breakthrough that promises to revolutionize the future of automobility. Throughout the world, all [...]
Thanks to new “remote” practices enabled by the development of telework and online shopping, we can perform our activities in a greater variety of locations and many trips that were previously necessary are now avoidable. But the [...]
The image of the “homeless person” is associated with the older figure of the wandering vagrant. In reality, “homeless” is a generic term that doesn’t reflect the growing diversity of situations today and that are the result of evolving [...]
Living Streets Aotearoa
Videos – New Zealand Walking Summit 2021
The third New Zealand Walking Summit held on 24 - 25 June 2021 focused on some of the key issues for 2021 and beyond, including the Climate Change Commissions wero (challenge) to increase walk mode share by 25% by 2030, and the big shake up happening in our planning laws which we expect will lead to more pedestrian-centric development. Check out the videos of our stimulating two day conference.
Business travellers planning to cut future flights, poll finds
Most business travellers in the UK will take fewer flights than they used to, according to a poll, thanks to increased use of video conferencing. Only a third expected to return to the same level of flying as before the coronavirus pandemic, once travel restrictions are lifted.
Cycling is ten times more important than electric cars for reaching net-zero cities
Globally, only one in 50 new cars were fully electric in 2020, and one in 14 in the UK. Sounds impressive, but even if all new cars were electric now, it would still take 15-20 years to replace the world’s fossil fuel car fleet.