Wheels on water…
The transport of tourism is transforming the world – not always for the better.
January 20, 1910. Rising from its bed, the river Seine creeps up over the city and its suburbs.
A slender steel tower 3.9 metres in diameter piercing 162 metres into the sky. A huge glass viewing pod.
Introducing the slick and sleek, floating power house…
“Oh, so you’re still here?!”
The travelcard for Île-de-France is now waterborne…
In cities and their edgelands, water and burdensome clutter enjoy a long-term relationship.
Keen to find out how inland waterways are performing and developing, Passion4Transport puts some questions to Guillaume Dury, head of business development, Voies Navigables de France (VNF).
December 1, 2015, Paris: during the half-day parliamentary conference ‘Les Matinales sur la ville durable’, speakers debated the ‘sustainable city’ and the French model for appropriating this new urban order.
By 2050, cities in China, India, and Latin America will generate more than a third (38%) of the growth in passenger transport emissions.
December 7-8, 2014: Passion4Transport attended the inauguration of the milestone Liefkenshoek Rail Link in Belgium