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Paris to become 100 percent cycling city

Paris to become 100 percent cycling city

With a massive investment in cycling infrastructure, the city of Paris, France is set to become one of the top bicycle-friendly cities on the planet.…

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With a massive investment in cycling infrastructure, the city of Paris, France is set to become one of the top bicycle-friendly cities on the planet. And we are so here for it. The French capital under Mayor Anne Hidalgo has already made significant improvements that continue to captivate the iconic town and combined with the […] Cycling in Paris near the Arc de Triomphe With a massive investment in cycling infrastructure , the city of Paris, France is set to become one of the top bicycle-friendly cities on the planet. And we are so here for it.

The French capital under Mayor Anne Hidalgo has already made significant improvements that continue to captivate the iconic town and combined with the pandemic have resulted in a massive local cycling boom. And now we know what Paris is planning for an encore.

From 2015-2020 the Paris cycling plan saw 150 million euros invested to double the number of cycling lanes and create a critical mass of infrastructure to spark a renewed interest in cycling as a primary means for residents and visitors to make their way around town. And it worked.

Now, for the next five years, the city aims to fill in the gaps and make Paris a “100 percent cycling city,” with more investment in infrastructure, the development of parking solutions, and, as the report states, the “strengthening of the cycling ecosystem.”

“This cycling plan is one of the essential pillars of ecological and social transformation that we are leading in Paris ,” […]

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