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Urban Resources Management : making smart choices for the evolution of the city
The URM approach aims to provide territories foresight and potential local opportunities identification to give decision-makers comprehensive and geo-localized evidence about anticipated and possible future change in resources consumption and needs, houses to renovate or build, citizens to host.
The URM approach aims to provide territories foresight and potential local opportunities identification to give decision-makers comprehensive and geo-localized evidence about anticipated and possible future change in resources consumption and needs, houses to renovate or build, citizens to host.
Storm drainage and geographic information service project in the Douala urban community (Cameroon)
Depuis 2015, la Ville et l’Eurométropole de Strasbourg associées à GESCOD (Grand Est Solidarités et Coopérations pour le Développement) et leurs partenaires collaborent avec la Communauté urbaine de Douala dans le cadre de la construction-rénovation de 47 km de drains pluviaux, afin de renforcer les capacités de maîtrise d’ouvrage et de gouvernance locale dans le domaine de l’assainissement urbain. Cette AMO (Assistance à la Maîtrise d'Ouvrage) soutient également la création d’un système d’information géographique (SIG) servant d’appui technique au projet de drainage. Les questions sanitaires liées aux déchets et aux eaux usées autour...
Since 2015, the City and Eurometropolis of Strasbourg, in association with GESCOD (Grand Est Solidarités et Coopérations pour le Développement) and their partners, have been working with the Douala Urban Community on the construction and renovation of 47 km of storm drains, to strengthen their project management and local governance capacities in the field of urban sanitation.
This AMO (Assistance to the Contracting Authority) is also supporting the creation of a Geographic Information System (GIS) to provide technical support for the drainage project.
Health issues related to waste and wastewater around storm-water disposal have been included in the remit of the project. To strengthen technical capacities in the field of sanitation and hydraulic expertise, a management training programme has been set up in partnership between ENGEES (Ecole Nationale du Génie de l'Eau et de l'Environnement de Strasbourg) and the Institut Universitaire de Technologie (IUT) de Douala.
Réussir la transition numérique des villes du sud
Installé dans la ville de Sémé-Podji au Bénin, Wexity est le premier outil digital spécialement conçu pour les autorités locales afin qu’elles puissent y gérer l’ensemble des objets urbains : réseaux, habitat, environnement, risques, économie locale, équipements… pour servir les besoins d’un développement urbain durable. Aujourd’hui seuls existent des systèmes experts complexes nécessitant du personnel qualifié. Wexity rompt avec cette logique de complexité.

Wexity est une plateforme digitale moderne, construite pour un usage partagé et collaboratif, conçue pour être accessible à tous les publics d’une...
Located in the city of Sémé-Podji in Benin, Wexity is the first digital tool specially designed to enable local authorities to manage all urban objects: networks, housing, environment, risks, local economy, equipment and so on, thus serving the needs of sustainable urban development. Today, only complex expert systems requiring qualified personnel exist. Wexity breaks with this logic of complexity.
Wexity is a modern digital platform, built for shared and collaborative use, designed to be accessible to all audiences within a municipality, from elected officials to senior managers and municipal technicians. We believe that only a solution used and controlled by local users can be sustainable.
Going beyond innovation of use, it is also our ambition to offer a major breakthrough in terms of controlling urban environments. In sub-Saharan Africa in particular, no city has an up-to-date and accurate map of its territory. The establishment of a complete and transversal database is in itself a decisive element for the cities of the South.
Innovation also comes from Wexity's ability to produce pragmatic analyses: how many people live in flood-prone areas? Which equipment is subject to environmental risk? Where are the areas that do not have access to drinking water? Which residential areas are furthest from schools? These are simple, obvious questions that cities are often not able to answer without external advice.
The free transport observatory is born!
En France, la gratuité des transports publics a jusqu’à présent été peu étudiée par la communauté scientifique. L’Observatoire des villes du transport gratuit, créé le 5 juin 2019 à l’initiative conjointe de l’Agence d’urbanisme de la région Flandre-Dunkerque, de la Communauté urbaine de Dunkerque et de l’association de chercheurs VIGS, espère faire bouger les lignes.
 
La création de cet observatoire répond à un enjeu d'importance : sortir des représentations idéologiques et enrichir les débats autour d'une politique publique à laquelle de plus en plus d'élus, ou futurs élus, s'intéressent, moins d'...
In France, free public transport has so far been studied very little by the scientific community. The Observatory of cities with free transport, created on 5 June 2019 as a joint initiative of the Flanders-Dunkirk Regional Planning Agency, the Urban Community of Dunkirk and the VIGS researchers' association, hopes to shift the boundaries.
The creation of this Observatory responds to an important challenge: to move away from ideological representations and enrich the debates around a public policy in which more and more elected officials, or future elected officials, are taking an interest, less than a year before municipal elections.
In addition to improving the state of knowledge about free public transport - in particular, it is a question of knowing which areas have adopted it, in France and abroad, and using which methods. This observatory aims to track, through monitoring, all developments concerning free public transport. It also aims to develop research on the subject, by initiating or conducting studies itself.
The activity of the Observatory of cities with free transport is subject to the control and validation of an independent scientific committee, chaired by political science researcher Maxime Huré.
The Observatory is aimed at a wide audience: residents, journalists, elected officials and technicians from local authorities who are interested in and questioning the free provision of public transport. Everyone will find useful and reliable resources to improve their knowledge of the subject.
Les cours d'écoles Oasis : une réponse aux défis du changement climatique

Dès la rentrée 2018, la Ville de Paris a inauguré, ses trois premières cours d’écoles oasis, adaptées au changement climatique et réinventant l’aménagement des cours d’écoles et les usages qui s’y développent. À compter de 2019, la transformation des cours en « oasis » devient la méthode usuelle de réfection des cours des établissements scolaires gérés par la Ville de Paris.


Un projet co-financé par la Commission Européenne : https://www.uia-initiative.eu/fr/uia-cities/paris-call3
 

Since the beginning of the 2018 school year, the City of Paris has inaugurated its first three “Oasis” school yards, adapted to climate change and reinventing the layout of school yards and the uses to which they are put. From 2019, the transformation of yards into "oases" is becoming the standard method of repairing the yards of schools run by the City of Paris. A project co-financed by the European Commission: https://www.uia-initiative.eu/en/uia-cities/paris-call3.