Collaborative mobility: public authorities have a role to play!

July 29, 2016

Carpooling and car sharing among individuals are often presented as key components of sustainable mobility, especially in sparsely populated areas. While these practices have real environmental and social potential, their development for short distances faces many challenges. How can we overcome these obstacles, and what role should the public authorities have in supporting collaborative mobility […]

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Collaborative and digital tools to drive the ecological transition

July 7, 2016

Can public authorities use collaborative economy and digital tools to support their sustainable development policies and to enhance their public services? This was the main focus of IDDRI’s conference of June 23, 2016, entitled Sustainable Development 2.0: Can digital technologies fuel the ecological transition?, which brought together participants from different backgrounds to share their experience […]

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Urban crowdsourcing: digital technologies for sustainable cities?

June 10, 2016

Digital crowdsourcing tools enable citizens to contribute to the urban fabric by producing data, opinions and ideas about their city. Consistent with a collaborative approach, they help to obtain better solutions and to get citizens involved in public life. Can these tools be used to develop and implement a sustainable city project? Under which conditions?

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