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Swimming is back in town (it’s still summer!)

Among other natural elements, water surely is one of the most appreciated in cities – or even a symbol, as the famous “Jet d’Eau” (water-jet) in Geneva. The activity of...

August 21st, 2017

How cities deal with the climate change risks

According to the non-profit organization “100 Resilient Cities”, urban resilience is the ability of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses and systems within a...

July 10th, 2017

When nature inspires tomorrow's urban techs

Without knowing, you are surrounded by technologies inspired by nature. Biomimicry is bringing on a new industrial revolution, introducing “an era based not on what we can...

May 12th, 2017
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Indian trains will soon be solar-powered

India has decided to solve part of its pollution issue with solar power on its trains. A set of 16 solar panels...

September 12th, 2017
Urban Radar

Mexico gets rid of its mandatory parking minimums

Mexico City just took a radical decision that could greatly enhance both its housing market and its walkability:...

September 1st, 2017
Urban Radar

When Hong Kong will run out of space for its waste

Trapped between hills and the ocean, the compact city of Hong Kong is facing a concerning waste issue. Its 7.4...

September 6th, 2017
Urban Radar

What will NYC look like in a driverless future?

In a near future, driverless cars may reshape our daily mobility – and even the design of our streets. The company...

August 21st, 2017
Urban Radar

CloudFisher: a different “cloud technology”

Fishing for clouds sound like a fantasy coming straight out of J. M. Barrie’s imagination. Still, it really exists...

July 11th, 2017
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Seattle is taking floating bridges to the next level with a light rail

In a few weeks, Seattle will start the construction of the world's first light rail on a floating bridge....

July 3rd, 2017
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Creating a better community thanks to text messages

How to involve your community into a planning project, when residents don’t have time to attend never-ending...

July 17th, 2017
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Portland is designing accessible bikes for its bike share system

If bike sharing is a great opportunity to get around town easily, not everyone can enjoy it – especially people...

July 19th, 2017
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Meet the first promotion of FAIRE, the new Parisian urban incubator

After the creation of dedicated accelerators for tourism, logistics and mobility start-ups, Paris pursues its...

May 12th, 2017
Urban Radar

After cars, buses are about to get autonomous too

Not a day goes by without hearing of a new revelation or impressive step towards the achievement of the autonomous...

May 29th, 2017
Urban Radar

Discover modular mini farms, the future of urban farming

You’ve probably heard a lot about urban farming lately, from aquaponic installations to ambitious urban farming...

May 15th, 2017
Urban Radar

ByCycling, the app that lets your company pay you to bike to work

Other facts can influence people to change their mobility habits: having showers and bike parking at work will...

April 12th, 2017