Paris-Saclay: the twice-awarded Corbeville district

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The agro-urban demonstration project in the Corbeville district, led by the public development establishment (EPA) Paris-Saclay, is the winner of the fourth Future Investment Program and the fifth call for regional “active mobility funds”.

Located in the heart of the Paris-Saclay Urban Campus in the municipalities of Orsay and Saclay, the Corbeville industrial estate participates in a sustainable development project. In fact, the EPA of Paris-Saclay, the Urban Community of Paris-Saclay, the municipalities of Orsay and Saclay, the University of Paris-Saclay, INRAE, the Nord-Essonne Hospital Group and the company Evoloop are jointly carrying out a demo project. “of sobriety, circularity and resilience” and sustainable and active mobility.

The agro-urban project is now the winner of the second wave of the France 2030 “Sustainable Cities Demonstrators” call for expressions of interest, under the fourth Future Investment Program. The Corbeville district must, therefore, demonstrate the capacity of sustainable urban development to participate in reducing the vulnerabilities of the inhabitants in the face of climate change and support them in overcoming the various crises by relying on the resources and capacities of the agricultural territory. -urban.

Paris-Saclay will mobilize a grant of 500,000 euros to start the incubation phase in order to implement and materialize innovative projects in the field.

Cycling has its place in Corbeville

Bike lane projects around the Corbeville district are also selected by the AAP’s “active mobility fund” as part of the Vélo plan. This call for projects aims to financially support projects to eliminate discontinuities on cycle routes and create safe cycle routes.

The winning project of this fifth edition aims to create a safe cycle route around the Corbeville interchange and the south Corbeville boulevard. The EPA will receive an allocation of 786,000 euros for its implementation.

“By being selected in these 2 calls for projects, this demonstrates once again that Paris-Saclay is an exemplary and sustainable operation of planning and economic development, which is fully in line with the objectives of France 2030”highlights Pierre Joutard, Deputy Director General in charge of sustainable planning and development at EPA Paris-Saclay.

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