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Champs Elysee To Be Converted To Long Park As Paris Turns Away From Cars

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo hopes to bring the road back to its people by removing its outer lanes, widening pedestrian areas, planting more trees and greenery, and creating dedicated bicycle lanes. – B1M
Tags: Art, Paris, Issues, Anne Hidalgo, 02.11.21, Long Park


The Monday Roundup: Paris poo-poos petrol, California’s freeway pause, coal roller justice, and more

This week’s Monday Roundup is sponsored by Portland Cycling Worlds, the exciting effort to bring the UCI World Championships to Portland! Wear their new jersey to support the bid. Welcome to the week. Here are the most notable items BikePortland readers and editors came across in the past seven days… Paris plans for people, not petrol: The latest sign of transformation on the streets of Paris came via an announcement this week that Mayor Anne Hidalgo has a plan to reduce car traffic through ...
Tags: California, Sport, Features, Front Page, Cycling, Paris, Portland, Epa, Columbia, Dot, Zine, CRC, Anne Hidalgo, Jonathan Maus, Sarah Mirk, The Monday Roundup


Paris Mayor Calls for Schools to Be Closed to Rein in COVID-19

PARIS (Reuters) - Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Wednesday that schools should be closed to rein in the spread of the COVID-19 virus, speaking...
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Weekend lockdown in Paris would be 'inhumane', says mayor

Anne Hidalgo condemns plans to shut city and suburbs to stem spread of coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe mayor of Paris has described as “inhumane” plans to force the city into weekend lockdowns to combat the continuing spread of Covid-19.Anne Hidalgo has vehemently opposed government plans to shut down the city and its suburbs at the end of the week, saying its residents, most of whom live in apartments with no outside space, “need a horizon” and have to...
Tags: Europe, France, World news, Cities, Paris, Anne Hidalgo, Coronavirus


Paris plans to transform iconic Champs-Élysées into pedestrian-friendly green space

This article was originally published by Christopher Carey on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, or sign up for Cities Today News. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has given the go-ahead for plans to transform the city’s Champs-Élysées into a 1.9-kilometer stretch of greenery featuring tunnels of trees, green spaces,...
Tags: Startups, US, Paris, Eiffel Tower, Shift, Anne Hidalgo, Syndication, Christopher Carey, Cities Today News


Ted Cruz claims Joe Biden is 'more interested' in Paris than Pittsburgh, weeks after attempting to overturn Pennsylvania's election results

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas at a campaign rally in Georgia on January 2, 2021. Brynn Anderson/AP Sen. Ted Cruz criticized President Biden with a comparison that may have missed the mark. He said Biden rejoining the Paris climate agreement showed he cared more for Paris than Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is in fact doing well on climate targets, though Cruz did recently challenge its election results. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas kicked off Joe B...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, Climate Change, France, China, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, Paris, Capitol Hill, Republican


Paris Mayor Approves €250 Million Plan To Green The Champs-Elysées

That doesn’t just mean to make the boulevard more environmentally friendly. “Anne Hidalgo said the planned work, unveiled in 2019 by local community leaders and businesses, would turn the 1.9 km (1.2 mile) stretch of central Paris into ‘an extraordinary garden’. … The eight-lane highway is used by an average of 3,000 vehicles an hour, most passing through, and is more polluted than the busy périphérique ring road around the French capital.” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Paris, Issues, Anne Hidalgo, 01.10.21


Paris' famous Champs-Élysées set for green transformation

One of the most famous avenues in Paris, the Champs-Élysées, is set for a facelift that will see it transformed into a green, pedestrian-friendly space, after Mayor Anne Hidalgo gave the go-ahead for a major renovation project.
Tags: Cnn, Paris, Anne Hidalgo


Paris agrees to turn Champs-Élysées into 'extraordinary garden'

Mayor Anne Hidalgo gives green light to £225m-scheme to transform French capital’s most famous avenueThe mayor of Paris has said a €250m (£225m) makeover of the Champs-Élysées will go ahead, though the ambitious transformation will not happen before the French capital hosts the 2024 Summer Olympics.Anne Hidalgo said the planned work, unveiled in 2019 by local community leaders and businesses, would turn the 1.9 km (1.2 mile) stretch of central Paris into “an extraordinary garden”. Continue readi...
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Paris approves plan to turn Champs-Élysées into 'extraordinary garden'

Mayor Anne Hidalgo gives green light to £225m-scheme to transform French capital’s most famous avenueThe mayor of Paris has said a €250m (£225m) makeover of the Champs-Élysées will go ahead, though the ambitious transformation will not happen before the French capital hosts the 2024 Summer Olympics.Anne Hidalgo said the work, unveiled in 2019 by local community leaders and businesses, would turn the 1.9-km (1.2-mile) stretch of central Paris into “an extraordinary garden”. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, France, World news, Cities, Paris, Anne Hidalgo


Paris mayor: Fine for employing too many women 'absurd'

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo stated that receiving a fine for employing too many women in senior positions within the city is "absurd."
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Paris City Government Fined for Appointing Too Many Women to Senior Positions

Mayor Anne Hidalgo’s hires ran afoul of rules intended to correct the gender imbalance.
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Paris authorities hit with 'absurd' $110,000 government fine for adding too many women in senior positions

Mayor Anne Hidalgo of Paris. BERTRAND GUAY/AFP via Getty Images Paris authorities on Tuesday were fined $110,000 for employing too many women in senior positions in 2018. The authorities put 11 women and five men in senior positions in 2018, meaning that nearly 70% of the appointments went to women. This breached a national law on gender parity. The "Sauvadet law," repealed in 2019, said no more than 60% of appointments at senior levels should go to one gender. Mayor Anne Hidalgo called th...
Tags: Business, Gender, Politics, Washington, France, White House, Women, Trends, Paris, Fine, Gender Discrimination, Kamala Harris, Afp, Authorities, Anne Hidalgo, Hidalgo


Paris authorities hit with 'absurd' $110,000 government fine for employing too many women in senior positions

Mayor Anne Hidalgo of Paris. BERTRAND GUAY/AFP via Getty Images Paris authorities on Tuesday were fined $110,000 for employing too many women in senior positions in 2018. The authorities put 11 women and five men in senior positions 2018, meaning that nearly 70% of the appointments went to women. This breached a national law on gender parity. The "Sauvadet law," repealed in 2019, said no more than 60% of appointments at senior levels should go to one gender. Mayor Anne Hidalgo called the f...
Tags: Business, Gender, Politics, Washington, France, White House, Women, Trends, Paris, Fine, Gender Discrimination, Kamala Harris, Afp, Authorities, Public Service, Anne Hidalgo


Paris mayor mocks 'absurd' fine for hiring too many women

City mayor Anne Hidalgo mocks the "absurd" penalty for breaking equal employment rules.
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Paris fined €90,000 for breaching gender parity law by appointing too many women in senior roles. The fine was handed out by the...

"This fine is obviously absurd. What's more, it is unfair, irresponsible and dangerous," Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has said.
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Paris city hall fined for putting too many women in senior roles

Paris mayor to pay fine of €90,000 for breaking national rules in 2018 on gender parityParis city authorities have been fined for employing too many women in senior positions, a decision mocked as absurd by the mayor, Anne Hidalgo, on Tuesday.The fine of €90,000 (£81,000) was demanded by France’s public service ministry on the grounds that Paris city hall had broken national rules on gender parity in its 2018 staffing. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Gender, France, Paris, Women in politics, Anne Hidalgo


The Station: Lime scoots towards profitability, a framework for AVs, and another electric vehicle SPAC

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hi folks, welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. Let’s get right to it. Companies tried to pack in the news before the Thanksgiving holiday, which means we have a lot to um, digest. Email me anytime at [email protected] to share...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, Europe, UK, Milan, Colorado, Indonesia, Washington, Israel, San Francisco, Tech, General Motors, Atlanta, Barcelona, Indiana, Intel


How four European cities are embracing micromobility to drive out cars

The coronavirus pandemic is acting as a catalyst for urban transformation across Europe as city authorities grapple with how to manage urban mobility without risking citizens’ health or inviting gridlock by letting cars flood in. Micromobility and local commerce are being seen as both short and long-term solutions for urban revival in a number of cases. We’ve run down key policy developments in four major cities, Paris, Barcelona, London and Milan, which — at varying speeds — are pushing to reth...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, Milan, London, France, Government, San Francisco, Tech, Spain, Bloomberg, Barcelona, Policy, Automotive, Paris, Italy


French Authors Say They’ll Pay COVID Fines For Paris Book Shops That Stay Open

At the beginning of the lockdown more than two weeks ago, the Paris mayor, Anne Hidalgo, pleaded – unsuccessfully – for bookshops to be allowed to remain open and asked the public not to use Amazon. The call has been echoed by the former president François Hollande. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Paris, Words, Anne Hidalgo, 11.16.20


The mayor of Paris has launched an appeal in favor of small neighborhood shops during this new Parisian lockdown asking everyone, as far...

Anne Hidalgo, maire de Paris, appelle le gouvernement à revoir certaines dispositions du reconfinement. Elle annonce également une série...
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The Monday Roundup: Drivers as endangered species, women and the boom, African activists, and more

Welcome to the week. Here are the most noteworthy stories we came across in the past seven days… Enforcement is out: Stating that, “this summer served as an admittedly painfully long-overdue tipping point,” the League of American Bicyclists has dropped “Enforcement” from their framework for evaluating bicycle-friendly communities. First responder by bike: Paris is testing a fleet of electric-assist “emergency bikes” that will allow first responders to roll easily through city traffic to add...
Tags: New York City, Africa, Sport, Features, Front Page, Cycling, Paris, Portland, Oakland, Ny Times, Shimano, Anne Hidalgo, League of American Bicyclists, Jonathan Maus, The Monday Roundup


Eye Prefer Paris Book of the Month: The New Parisienne: The Women and Ideas Shaping Paris

I am happy to have The New Parisienne: The Women and Ideas Shaping Paris by Lindsey Tramuta as my selection for this month. The new book is a follow up to the best-selling The New Paris, which Lindsay wrote in 2017.   The New Parisienne focuses on one of the city’s most prominent features, its women. Lifting the veil on the mythologized Parisian woman—white, lithe, ever fashionable—Lindsey Tramuta demystifies this oversimplified archetype and recasts the women of Paris as they truly are, ...
Tags: Travel, Paris, Lindsay, Anne Hidalgo, Richard Nahem, Cara Black, New Paris, Eye Prefer Paris Book of the Month, Lindsey Tramuta, New Parisienne, Leïla Slimani Lauren Bastide, Tramuta, The New Parisienne


Stabbing near former Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris

At least two people were stabbed in Paris on Friday (September 25) near the former offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine. The same offices that were attacked five years ago by Islamist militants. Police said one person was arrested, and local radio reported a second suspect was in custody. Media also quoted officials as saying the suspect was 18 and known to security services. A police source claimed a machete had been found at the scene, while...
Tags: News, Paris, Charlie Hebdo, Prophet Mohammed, Anne Hidalgo, Jean Castex, Castex


Sadiq Khan urged to boycott Saudi-hosted G20 mayors summit

Rights coalition calls on mayors to withdraw from U20, which coincides with anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi’s murderMainly leftwing mayors of some of the world’s biggest cities are being urged to boycott a G20 urban summit hosted by Saudi Arabia on the 2nd anniversary of the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.The Urban 20 (U20) is being held as part of the Saudi Arabian chairmanship of this year’s G20. Among the mayors slated to attend include , Berlin’s Michael Müller, London’s Sadiq Khan,...
Tags: New York, London, Human Rights, Law, Saudi Arabia, Berlin, Los Angeles, G20, World news, Rome, Middle East and North Africa, Paris, Bill De Blasio, Madrid, Sadiq Khan, Anne Hidalgo


Ruth Mackenzie: the British change-maker sacked by Paris’s artistic elite

Despite fulfilling her brief to bring diversity to the Châtelet Theatre, the veteran director was brusquely dismissed. So what went wrong?When the British arts supremo Ruth Mackenzie was named artistic director of Paris’s Châtelet theatre she thought everyone knew what they were getting.Her pitch for the job, approved by the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, after a gruelling four interview panels, was to reinvent the historic Paris venue – known as “Broadway sur Seine” after the previous director’s...
Tags: Europe, France, Theatre, World news, Culture, Paris, Stage, Broadway, Anne Hidalgo, Ruth Mackenzie


Over 150 arrested as PSG fans riot after defeat

Paris (AFP) – More than 150 people were arrested as Paris Saint-Germain fans set cars ablaze, smashed shop windows and clashed with police in the French capital after their team’s Champions League final defeat to Bayern Munich, police said Monday. The violence occurred around the Parc des Princes stadium and on the Champs-Elysees avenue during and after the match on Sunday night, police said on Twitter. Thousands of supporters had gathered at the Parc des Princes to cheer on PSG, lighting flare...
Tags: Europe, France, Qatar, Sport, Soccer, Marseille, Paris, Champions League, Bayern Munich, Party, Champs Elysees, Marine Le Pen, Psg, Mediterranean, Lisbon, Leipzig


New VR Experience Takes You Inside Notre Dame Before And After The Fire

Rebuilding Notre-Dame begins by recounting the history of the gothic cathedral with close-ups of its gargoyles, bells and sacristy alongside the rector Patrick Chauvet talking about his sense of vocation. This footage was made three months prior to the fire for a Targo documentary on Chauvet. The ensuing scenes include drone images of the cathedral’s blazing fire, of crowds of shocked onlookers and of firemen struggling to extinguish the flames, followed by interviews with Chauvet, General Jean...
Tags: Art, Paris, Visual, Chauvet, Anne Hidalgo, Patrick Chauvet, Jean Louis Georgelin, 08.13.20, Targo


Lime, Dott and Tier win Paris scooter permits, delivering Bird a loss in a key market

American micromobility startups Lime along with European competitors Dott and Tier Mobility have won permits to operate shared electric scooters in Paris, following a seven-month tender process that had as many as 16 companies vying for a spot. Paris is one of a handful of cities in the world that have become key battlegrounds over market share in the shared micromobility market. The permits are a critical win for Dott, Lime and Tier. It conversely represents a major loss for U.S.-based Bird,...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Tech, Automotive, Paris, Bird, Lime, Anne Hidalgo, Dott, VOI, Dott Lime, Paris Bird, Bolt Comodule Spin Voi, Dott Tier


Uber-backed scooter startup Lime and European competitors Tier and Dott have won Paris' competitive e-scooter tender, a leaked email shows

Uber-backed scooter startup Lime and European challengers Tier and Dott have been chosen as the three companies that can operate electric scooter rentals in Paris. The city is set to formally announce the results of its tender on Thursday, but leaked emails seen by Business Insider indicate Lime has won a spot. German competitor Tier is also one of the permit winners, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the decision. Amsterdam-based Dott is another winner, according to one sourc...
Tags: Europe, UK, California, France, Softbank, US, Trends, Paris, Amsterdam, Bird, Silicon Valley, Business Insider, Lime, Anne Hidalgo, Hidalgo, CIRC