Metro In Progress

The people versus the metropolis

"Where other (European) cities or regions invest in their metropolitan development to secure their place in the future global league of strong economic and cultural cities, the Dutch cities seem not to be able to think outside their territorial boarders and they are therefore losing their current, just above average, position in the European League." A report of the Metropoolforum 2014

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Metro in Progress

The publication Metro in Progress offers the initial outcomes of the first series of interviews and meetings with a range of stakeholders, addressing metropolitan challenges and dilemmas.

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EU Agenda @ Plandag 2o16

Get local authorities and regions the opportunity to further strengthen their integrated methodology and expand this into the European Urban Agenda? For Plandag 2o16 ‘Expanding’, David Dooghe wrote the paper ‘The European Urban Agenda versus the European practise’.

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Metro in Progress_Roundtable Brussels

Metro in Progress was an international roundtable event on metropolitan strategies, held in Brussels, November 2013. More than fourteen experts and administrators from eight metropolitan regions in the EU (Brussels, Stuttgart, Manchester, Paris, Bordeaux, Copenhagen-Malmo, Turin and Bucharest) share their insights, methods and experiences on the central theme: From Strategies to Implementation

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Defining the Metropolis

A quickscan that compares the development aspects in metropolitan areas.

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