Beyond the widely shared difficulty to move in the territory and transport supply deficiency common observation, this study under the In.FLOW.ence project analysis, in terms of transport, two major legislative changes underway that are creating the metropolis and the revision of the Urban Mobility Plan of the Urban Community of Marseille Provence Métropole.
The Mediterranean Institute also submitted its opinion on the revision of MPM Urban Transport Plan as part of the public inquiry, which ended May 17, 2013.
The full report: Mobility flows in the Marseille metropolitan area (English)
The opinion on the Urban Mobility Plan of Marseille Provence Métropole: Reviews PDU (in French)Learn more
Cities are everywhere. And people are everywhere.
And we all want to live in paradise. How to get there?
If you are responsible for urban areas in Europe, this film is for you.
It will show you the way to paradise. We call it: the polycentric option.
In this film, you will see that polycentricity can bring to your region. It will show you practical lessons that can inspire you and inspire you.Learn more
Online Video! Congress on the impact of the crisis on urban governance (project Inflowence, 12 November 2012)
November 12, 2012, the Institute of the Mediterranean, in collaboration with the Council for the Development of Marseille Provence Métropole, organized a symposium aimed to provide an update on the concept of polycentric development and territorial cohesion across major cities Mediterranean.
On the occasion of this conference, interviews with stakeholders were conducted, focusing on four key topics that were discussed:
- The financial crisis and urban governance
In a crisis, but also breaking news about the creation of the city of Aix-Marseille-Provence, the question of the city was at the heart of the debate, especially since it also represents a model of governance urban system in our European neighbors.Learn more
Finally, the city stands out as new means of expression which combine economic efficiency and the requirements of social and territorial cohesion requirements. Reconciling these requirements is at the heart of the European project.Learn more
Congress on the impact of the crisis on urban governance: Conclusions - In.FLOW.ence Project (English)
On 12 November 2012, the Institute of the Mediterranean, in cooperation with the Development Council of Marseille Provence Métropole, Organized congress was aiming to review the concept of polycentricity and territorial coherence across major Mediterranean cities. Funded by the European Union Within the framework of the European project In.FLOW.ence, this conference HAS Gathered about 100 participants around In.FLOW.ence project partners, experts, decision-makers and civil society of Representatives, in order to the Chat thesis issues and INTEND to bring solutions to the challenges Brought by the crisis on the governance of polycentric urban systems in the Mediterranean area.Learn more
In.FLOW.ence the project - "Innovation flows, European network for the city economy" - is one of the selected after the 2nd call for standard projects MED projects and involves 10 partners, mostly city networks 8 different countries.
This project aims to increase the competitiveness of territories by acting on the functional relationships between the centers and sub-centers on three levels: between large and small cities, urban and rural, center and periphery. Following a polycentric development model, so the project aims to influence the dynamics of urban governance that governs these relationships. All flows in urban areas are concerned: transport and communication, people and property clusters.Learn more