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n° 177 - On the Roads of the Future

Meeting the climate challenge

Politique Internationale — Decarbonizing mobility, along with the infrastructures that support mobility, is one of …

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French excellence serving mobility

Politique Internationale — Is there such a thing as French industrial expertise? If so, how …

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Paths of life

Politique Internationale — Which of the many roads that you have taken throughout your life …

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the road at the heart of the landscape

Politique Internationale — Les Fabriques and Cité de la Méditerranée in Marseille, Bahia Blanca in …

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Industry, a story of men… and women!

Politique Internationale — What was it that drew you to industry in the first place? Was it chance, choice of studies, formative encounters?

Sophie Zurquiyah — Basically I liked sciences. At school, I was good at math and physics and …

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When women go into action for asphalt

The ‟Women of Asphalt” are aptly named. Launched in 2017 in the United States, the Women of Asphalt (WofA) association started from a well-established observation: in an asphalt industry where men hold the dominant positions, there was a need to …

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La Défense reinvents its circular boulevard

Politique Internationale — What are the major difficulties facing a business district like La Défense in terms of sharing the public space? Are the broad outlines set in stone?

Georges Siffredi — La Défense was designed more than 60 years …

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Urban planning: the adventure of the 2024 games

Politique Internationale — The Société de livraison des ouvrages olympiques (Olympic Works Delivery Company - SOLIDEO) is responsible for the development of the Olympic and Paralympic venues for Paris 2024. Before embarking on this adventure, did you look abroad to …

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Public procurement tools for the environmental revolution

Politique Internationale — In the field of transport infrastructure, can public procurement and innovation go hand in hand?

Thierry Laloum and Emmanuel Rollin — Nature is reminding humankind that we need to change the ways we use the planet by …

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The economy must be circular to survive

Politique Internationale — The circular economy: everyone is talking about it but not many people know what it is. Can you tell us more about the concept?

Roland Marion — The circular economy, in a few words, means integrating resource …

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Roads are recycled too

Politique Internationale — What exactly is RAP, short for Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement? Is it innovative technology? How is this a gain in terms of the circular economy?

Brent Morrey — RAP has been around for over 50 years as a …

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The bicycle, a strategic industry

Politique Internationale — Is your goal for bicycles to dislodge cars in city centres?

Kevin Mayne — Our main objective is to encourage as many people as possible everywhere to use their bicycles. We think we can persuade 50 million …

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The revolution of the solar road

Politique Internationale — The solar road is something we keep hearing about, but very few people know exactly what it is. Can you tell us a little bit about its history?

Anis Jouini — It all started with a global …

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Japan bets on Wattway

Politique Internationale — A few words of introduction about TOA Road Corporation…

Takashi Matsumura — TOA Road is one of the oldest companies in Japan specialising in road building. Founded more than 90 years ago, TOA is known in particular …

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Road safety : the fight of a warrior

Politique Internationale — The accident in which you lost your leg happened exactly four years ago, on 27 October 2018. This autumn in 2022, you will start a new season as a high- performance athlete.

Pauline Déroulède — In the …

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