ParisRicky Angueira, Taylor Gladding, Kelly Morison, Benjamin Restrepo, and Chad Wallace
Agenda• History - The Haussmann Plan• Mayor Delanoës Plans• Car Traffic o Reverse Lanes o Housing integration o Paris Plages• Public Transit o Vélib o Autolíb o Mass public transit• Conclusion
The Haussmann PlanIn 1853, Napoleon III hired Baron Haussmann to plan the new Paris.
Before the Haussmann Plan
After the Haussmann Plan
Before and After Pictures
Arc de Triomphe
MayorBertrand DelanoëParis’ bid for the 2012 Olympic Games failed due to: • Car traffic congestion • Not enough housing • Too many shady areas
Car TrafficPrivate motorists use 94% of road surfaces.
Reverse LanesDelanoë made taking a car into town unattractive.
Housing Integration• Buy luxury properties.• Lower the rates for poorer tenants.• Develop several new apartments.
Paris Plages...a SuccessStory!• Three (3) million visitors a year• Millions of euros spent by visitors• Eliminates traffic along a major roadway
VélibIn the last five years, the number of cyclists in Paris has increased by 41 percent and motorized traffic has fallen by nearly 25 percent.
AutolibYou cant spend fifteen minutes in central Paris without seeing one of these shared electric cars pass by you on the street.
Paris Métro"When the only complaint is the doors are manual, youre probably doing a lot right." -Edward Falzon, contributor for CNN Travel
Driverless Trains• Conversion of Line 1 of the Paris Métro was initiated in 2008 and completed in 2010.• Currently, eight (8) trains are in full operation. o Increased efficiency
Whats Next?• Further improve traffic in the city• Continue to expand housing opportunities in the downtown area• Improve the bike lane network• Increase awareness/efficiency of Autolib• Continue to expand the Métro