Paris Gets Serious About Free Transit

Paris Gets Serious About Free Transit

Is Paris in the position to be able to offer free transit to all? This article breaks down the barriers and examines how it has become reality in other cities.

Key findings

A fare-free transit system would cost the city an extra 6 billion euros a year.

France already has 30 cities offering free transit and it has boosted ridership.

Paris is already a leader in Pedestrian-focused infrastructure but it working on many issues like fixing it's bikeshare system.

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