Paris Scooter Speeds Reduced to Address Accidents

The City of Paris initially reduced speed limits for e-scooters at a dozen locations with high levels of pedestrian traffic but has now extended the speed crackdown to virtually all of the city.

Paris, France Share scooters in Paris are being restricted to 10 km/h for all but a few streets, in response to a large number of pedestrian injuries involving electric scooters. Paris has been an important market for scooter sharing companies and the three that received permits to operate in the city have done extremely well…

Paris Takes Further Bold Steps

Paris skyline with Eiffel Tower

Paris will soon become even more welcoming to bikes as the city authorities extend the 30km/h speed limit to the whole city. About two-thirds of the city’s streets were already 30kmh limited, but by the end of August 2021 it will apply to all streets except the ring road surrounding Paris and major boulevards and arterials.

New Green, Micromobility Friendly Plan Approved for Paris

Paris Redesign After

Paris / France Over recent years Paris has already been making the news for all the right reasons when it comes to micromobility. As we’ve reported here and here, the progressive Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo was re-elected last year for a second six-year term and has ramped up her already ambitious plans to make…

Paris 2020 Election Results Herald a Major Boost for Micromobility

Unlike most Australian cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide, where the City Council area only covers a small, central city fraction of the total city, the Council of Paris is responsible for a 105 square kilometre area that his home to over 2.15 million residents. It covers the entire main city region, extending…

Cycling Booming as Paris Prepares for 2024 Olympics


Paris is already a famous city for cycling fans, with the Tour de France finish on the Champs Elysees every July seen by millions of TV viewers around the world. But a quieter revolution has been underway in Paris over recent years. Under the leadership of Mayor Anne Hidalgo, Plan Vélo has seen an increase…