The renaissance of tramways and urban redevelopment in France

  title={The renaissance of tramways and urban redevelopment in France},
  author={Yves Boquet},
  journal={Miscellanea Geographica},
  pages={18 - 5}
  • Y. Boquet
  • Published 1 March 2017
  • Geography
  • Miscellanea Geographica
Abstract Tramways have made a remarkable comeback in France since the 1980s. An organization of public transport based on the decentralized administration system set up in the early 1980s has allowed local urban authorities to make their own choices to develop public transport networks in the context of automobile domination. As in many other countries, worries about fossil fuel dependency and demands concerning sustainable urban development appear as strong elements in favour of urban light… 

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