Matthieu Adam

Matthieu Adam is postdoctoral researcher at LAET (Transport, Urban Planning and Economics Laboratory). He works on the influence of environmental issues on the production of space and on urban social practices. His research focuses jointly on the actions and representations of producers and users of the contemporary city. After studying the contradictions between rhetoric and pragmatics of sustainable urban planning, he is now investigating active mobility, and more particularly cycling. He leads the CyclOPs research group (

Susciter la parole des cyclistes : traces GPS et vidéos au service de l’entretien

Matthieu AdamNathalie OrtarLuc MerchezGeorges-Henry Laffont et Hervé Rivano | 26.10.2020

Bikeability refers to the capacity of spaces to accommodate, facilitate and secure cycling practices. GIS-based, its evaluation, is built on indicators which are based on projections of what is increasing/decreasing the ability to cycle in a given place. However, the confrontation of these evaluations with the experience of cyclists remains to be built and is the goal of the Véléval project. The survey combines three methodological tools: the measurement of trips thanks to GPS tracks, the analysis of video [...]