The Grand Paris Metropolis was officially created on January 1st, 2016. It unites Paris and 11 territories, bringing together a total of 131 communes. It includes 7.15 million inhabitants and 4.1 million jobs. In the period 2016 – 2018, the Metropolis will gain responsibility for four obligatory, strategic fields of jurisdiction: local housing policies, and the protection and enhancement of the environment and policies effecting the quality of life: economic, social and cultural development and management; development of the metropolitan space.
In order to document the Grand Paris Metropolis, the territories and Paris, Apur has made available the following:
In addition, every year Apur undertakes a number of works at the request of its programme committee which is regularly put on line; this work covers all scales and includes:
• assistance given to the Grand Paris Metropolis, Paris Métropole and the territories
• themed studies
• the Observatory of Grand Paris station neighbourhoods
• large Metropolitan projects