Children will also be allowed to borrow bikes.
A great gift to your residents and travelers with children to the nearest 1 September did the city of Paris. From this day in the French capital starts new benefit programs and children will be able to pay the fare.
Among other things, it provides that children under 11 years can ride the underground and ground public transport is absolutely free. This rule will also apply to tourists. As for children older than that for students in middle and senior classes are special tickets are twice cheaper than usual.
In addition, teenagers from 14-18 years will have the opportunity to borrow bikes at the municipal rental stations. It is part of a broad strategy to increase the attractiveness of public transport in Paris.
By the way, residents and tourists staying in the centre of the French capital, to celebrate the fact that we are in walking distance to the metro stations and other public transport stops. According to this indicator, Paris led the top 26 largest cities in the world, which are considered in the study of the Institute of transport policy and economic development (ITDP). The top five also included Barcelona, Madrid, London and Rotterdam (84%).
But the inhabitants of the outskirts of Paris was less fortunate. Only 50% of people in remote areas of the French capital and its suburbs, where reached the metro line can be reached on foot. Roads overloaded with vehicles, so the city authorities thus decided to reward to encourage people to use public transport.
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