It’s just a matter of time. Owners of motorized two-wheelers will not have to pay for parking in Paris before September 2022, the City announced Thursday, November 25.
From ” Technical constraints “ prevent the implementation of paid parking for « 2RM » in Paris in January, as had been voted in July by the Council of Paris, declared David Belliard, environmentalist deputy to the mayor Anne Hidalgo (PS), in particular in charge of mobility. “The State has created a barrier”, he said, regretting a “Form of impunity” with regard to « 2RM », after “Exemption from technical control” notably.
Mobilization of “angry bikers”
The City had requested the services of the State and concluded an agreement with the France Connect interface allowing authentication on government sites, in particular in order to “Facilitate” the procedures for owners of two-wheelers wishing to apply for a resident card.
About 500 “angry bikers”, according to figures from the police headquarters, demonstrated on Saturday against paid parking in the streets of the capital.
The town hall ensures that the technical development of the device will be finalized in July, which justifies the establishment of paid parking from September.