This is a first in France to reconcile improving the fluidity of public transport and traffic in constrained areas. In 2017, in Lyon, the Eiffage Énergie Systèmes teams tested a dynamic bus lane: one of the lanes, lined with red Leds on the ground, was temporarily reserved for buses, detected upstream with appropriate equipment. Motorists were invited to fall back on the left lane.
Luciole®, a safe and environmentally friendly solution for reducing the public lighting bill by more than 50%
Public lighting is a major expense for local authorities. Luciole®, Eiffage's solution, which combines a clear road surface and controlled LED lights with automatic user detection, allows lighting to be provided "just as needed" by automatically varying the light intensity depending on the presence and speed of movement of vehicles or pedestrians. This safe and environmentally friendly solution reduces the public lighting bill by more than 50%.
This document, put together by the PFVT, a discussion platform for French urban stakeholders working internationally, outlines the broad guidelines taken by France in the context of adopting the Quito Urban Agenda of 2016. Faced with the rapid development of new technologies and the positive impact they can have on the management of urban services, this document presents the French position in terms of digital development to make the city sustainable and “smart”.
This document outlines key recommendations formulated by members of the French Alliance for Cities and Regional Development (PFVT), the platform for exchange and promotion of French expertise in urban development at the international level. These documents were prepared in the context of the World Urban Forum taking place in Abu Dhabi in February 2020 and the Africa-France Summit of June 2020.
Over recent years, we have witnessed the constant growth of urban density all around the world: according to the United Nations (UN), around 70% of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050. This global phenomenon is associated with numerous challenges, such as sustainable development and air quality, the transformation of transport and mobility, the preservation of public services, access to health care and the promotion of living better together.
The Higher Council of French Notariat received a tender from the National Investment Agency of the Government of Mauritius (Economic Development Board/EDB) in 2017.
This call for tenders concerned the development and implementation of a legal and regulatory framework intended to promote the condominium regime to organise within cities the proper management of common areas and collective facilities (legal management of Smart Cities).
This document outlines key recommendations formulated by the members of the French Alliance for Cities and Territorial Development (PFVT), the platform for exchange and promotion of French expertise in urban development at the international level. These documents were prepared in the context of the World Urban Forum taking place in Abu Dhabi on February 2020 and the Africa-France Summit on June 2020.
Lots of people (local authorities and municipalities, estate agents and developers, employers etc) need to "sell" their region and their projects for different reasons.
Smart Maps by E-attract are the French cartographic solution that meets this need in a targeted, personalised way - by combining data, functionalities and geographical interfaces in an innovative way.
With 7000 jobs and 900 companies generating €1.3 billion in turnover in the electronics and digital sector, Angers Loire Métropole (ALM) was awarded the French Tech label in 2015.
To enrich the daily life of citizens and make it simpler, smarter and more harmonious, ALM continues its transformation towards an intelligent region. To become the French model in this area, Angers Loire Métropole has chosen the consortium led by ENGIE Solutions, the Group's leading brand in the zero-carbon transition associated with SUEZ, La Poste and the VYV Group.
Water, gas and electricity bills are among the main items of expenditure for municipalities, particularly those of medium size. The decline in state aid encourages them to find ways to better control such consumption, without proceeding to the complete renewal of their infrastructure, but by installing sensors on existing meters.