Bikes, games, picnics, and dogs are finally getting a warmer welcome in the French capital’s famously stringent parks and gardens.
In a plan to help families and reduce car usage, anyone under 11 years old will be able to ride metro and buses for free, as will people with disabilities under 20.
From Rome to Baltimore, the quality of the municipal Christmas tree can expose a city’s deeper failures.
Prime Minister Édouard Philippe announced the government will cancel plans to increase fuel taxes—but the energy powering the protests likely won’t disappear.
France’s most comprehensive car ban marks an important moment of cooperation for oft-quarreling municipalities.
A section of the tower’s original staircase is up for auction in Paris this month.
Mayor Anne Hidalgo shifted her defense of the pedestrianization plan, winning with an argument that a car ban protects the city’s heritage and tourism.
Online artists are tracing transit lines onto aerial photos, offering a new way to visualize an often hidden mode of transit.
A proposed discount service could cut prices by 25 percent.
A cool-seeking app and a butt-cooling bench are the latest tools to help people cool down.
LimeBike’s fleet arrives at an opportune time, with the full blessing of city hall—but cultural and logistical hurdles could still pose a challenge.
The city wants UNESCO to list the cafe-restaurant hybrids as world heritage sites. Can that save them from decline?
The city vows to fight for its plans to pedestrianize a major thoroughfare along the river Seine.
A new case delivers on the government’s promise to treat bad landlords “like drug dealers.”
The transit workers’ union says some stations on Line 12 are too dangerous to stop at. What will the city do?
While less exorbitant than previous Summer Games, many question why the working class suburb has to depend on it in order to receive critical infrastructure investments. Some are still hoping to stop the mega-event from happening.
Paris, Madrid, and Lisbon are making it easier than ever for residents to get a boost as they pedal around town. New York says that’s simply not allowed.
When regular water just isn’t Parisian enough.
Pro-car protestors publish Mayor Anne Hidalgo’s direct telephone number. But that doesn’t mean she’s prepared to listen.
Public asset or provocation?