Carried by the crowd

Accomplish • Pulse #3 • 4 min

At major occasions like sporting or cultural events, a whole city suddenly bustles with a huge number of visitors that it needs to host.The city’s routine is shaken up: urban logistics and transport coordination have to be readjusted accordingly. So how do the city’s stakeholders rise to such challenges?


Pontevedra, a pedestrian’s paradise!

Almost all of this Spanish town, home to a population of 83,000, has been made a car-free zone. Pedestrians have reclaimed the streets and quality of life is improving by the day. What lies behind the scheme’s success? Explanations by Miguel Anxo Fernández Lores, mayor of Pontevedra.

Pulse #4 6 min
Un tube au box-office

Underground movies

The Tube, London’s iconic underground railway network, has been the backdrop to many box office blockbusters. From The Bourne Ultimatum, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and V for Vendetta, to popular television programmes.

Pulse #1 6 min