Questions for Bordeaux Lead – Christophe Colinet
• As a ‘fellow’ city how do you see Bordeaux’s involvement in Sharing Cities will impact on your citizens?
Since then, we have also learned a lot from our partners about how to involve residents in the renovation of their buildings and districts (from Lisbon and Milan), as well as the mobility expectations of our citizens (from Milan and London).
• What inspired Bordeaux to become involved in the initiative?
The topics addressed by the project, the richness of the experiments proposed and the opportunity to be inspired by the use cases proposed by the leading cities led us to be strongly involved.
The replication of experiments in the contexts of several European countries, and the necessary interoperability of the proposed solutions have also been taken into account in our motivation to be part of this initiative.
• What are some of the key smart cities solutions Bordeaux will be putting into action under the Sharing Cities umbrella?
First of all, involvement in the project allowed Bordeaux to create collaborative networks within its governance structure, an essential prerequisite to managing Smart City projects. That enabled the setting up of an internal organisation to familiarise policy makers with the process. This organisation has helped to set up technical committees coordinating the technical teams in different directorates concerned and the launch of an ambitious engagement programme in order to get the private stakeholders involved in the project.
Consistent to our last internal steering committee, we identified the following use cases in order to study their replication in Bordeaux:
• EV charger - large scale deployment
• Sharing Cities Show Room
• Boavista district refurbishment
• Smart City projects governance and the Lisboa E nova agency
• Global data protection rules and associated methodology for compliance
• TFL Transport for London 3D and VR traffic simulation
• ‘Area C’ urban perimiter and low energy zone (LEZ) deployment
• Private condominium/building refurbishment in the Porta Romana district
For the three cities:
• Humble lamp posts
• Urban data platforms
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These interview questions were prepared by Science Impact for the article SHAR-LLM, Sharing Cities, HORIZON2020 included in Impact publication, December 2017. Click here to download the full article.
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement N°691895
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