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Frédéric Héran

Transport economist and urban planner

Frédéric Héran is a transport economist, urban planner and lecturer at the University of Lille. His research focuses on sustainable cities and mobility. He has published several books, notably on transportation-related problems (Les effets externes négligés, La Documentation française, 2000), the severance effect of large infrastructures in urban areas (La ville morcelée, Economica, 2011), active modes (Le retour de la bicyclette. Une histoire des déplacements urbains en Europe de 1817 à 2050, La Découverte, 2014), and is currently working on a book about the ecomobile transition: from all-cars policies to streets for people.

Publications with the Forum


The Bicycle System

Defined by Frédéric Héran