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15-minute city resources and references

Roundup of 15-minute city documentation

Published onFeb 15, 2021
15-minute city resources and references

15-minute city articles

CNU, Defining the 15-minute city (2021-02-08): Authored by DPZ, this article gets into the issue of translating 15-minute travel times into multiple travel modes, including walking, biking, transit, and electric transportation, and what that means for service areas.

YouTube, Carlos Moreno explains the 15-minute city (2021-01-25)

Bloomberg, 15-minute city (2020-11-12)

Paris to ‘get rid of 70,000 parking spaces’ (2020-10-21): Squeeze on cars continues in '15-minute city' under Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo. In her election night victory speech she told supporters: “You have chosen a Paris that can breathe.”

CNU, Memphis 3.0 Comprehensive Plan article (2020-07-21): Planning for long-term growth around community anchors for efficiency and walkability is related to the 15-minute mission.

C40, How to build back better with a 15-minute city (2020-07): Governance-related advice for taking steps towards

15-minute city predecessors

Plan Melbourne, 20-minute neighborhoods (2017): Preceding Paris’ 15-minute city, this methodology looks at neighborhood amenities.

Portland Climate Action Plan - Complete Neighborhoods (2015): Considers the need for residents to access basic needs by foot or bike within 20 minutes.


Translated version of Paris’ 15-minute city diagram (Le Paris du quart d'heure, 2020)


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