Jean Debrie is professor of Urban Planning at Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University and a member of Geographie-Cités, a research centre specialized in Geography and Urban Planning. He has been (2002-2012) researcher at the French Institute of science and technology for transport, development and networks (IFSTTAR-University Paris Est). He’s graduated from le Havre University (PhD, 2001) and Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne University (Accreditation to supervise research, 2010). His research focuses on the interactions between Transport policy and spatial planning. At present he is particularly concerned with Urban Mobilty Policies projects and Urban planning projects in the port/river cities.