kevan + transport + paris   4

Paris car ban: Pollution forces authorities to halt even-numbered plates
"City mayor Anne Hidalgo had asked authorities to prevent one in every two cars from taking to the capital’s streets and make all public transport temporarily free in a bid to drive down pollution."
paris  pollution  transport  maths 
march 2015 by kevan
Metro Makeovers for the Abandoned Stations of Paris | Messy Nessy Chic Messy Nessy Chic
"The ambitious mayoral candidate Nathalie Koziuscot-Morizet has also put forward plans for reviving the Little Belt (Petite Ceinture), the inner city railway, abandoned since 1934."
paris  transport  architecture  history  via:adrian 
february 2014 by kevan
A Grand Day Out – Taking the Boris Bikes to Paris
"Naturally, a check of the Boris Bike T&C’s showed that while there is a limit of 24 hours for hiring a bike, and oddly a limit on letting no more than three other people use the bike, there is no geographical or mileage restrictions."
transport  travel  paris  via:blech 
august 2011 by kevan
Winning the Uphill Battle (Global Moxie)
"Return your bike to one of 100 stations perched over 60 meters above the rest of the city, and 15 minutes of free riding is added to your account. [...] Riding uphill is now a power-up."
transport  games  paris 
october 2008 by kevan

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