Governance & Finance

Cities and technology advance fast – how public administrations can keep up with their speed?

Paris wants to become a “15-minute city”

Author | M. Martínez Euklidiadas For years Paris has been an exemplary city in terms of mobility policies. Initiatives in favor of pedestrianization and public transport led to a drop from 44% to 35% in the use of private vehicles between 1999 and 2016. And that without taking into account the ...
Woven City

Woven City: when car manufacturers design Smart Cities

Author | Jaime Ramos We are used to seeing how car manufacturers present futuristic prototypes equipped with latest connectivity features and autonomous driving. What is not so common is to them doing this at an urban planning level. This is what Toyota is trying to do with Woven City. A living laboratory in ...
ciudades con empleo y trabajo densidad poblacional

How come cities such as Madrid, Peking or New York have more jobs?

Author | Marcos Martínez Cultural exchanges between people are a key and essential factor for any region to prosper, including cities. Historic examples illustrate that employability increased in cities interlinked by trade routes and, today, cities with larger population densities follow a similar systemic growth pattern. They create talent rather than ...