Fare-free public transportation
In increasingly congested urban centres where cars account for an overwhelming share of journeys, municipalities are seeking a way of promoting the modal shift from the car to public transportation. In recent years, cities have considered making public transportation free of charge. In France, Châteauroux, Niort and Dunkirk have made their transportation networks free to use, as have Tallinn and Luxembourg.Learn more / Download
What scale of implementation?
What secondary benefits for the community?
- Building densification
Other solutions to discover:
Tax on office premises in the Île-de-France (Greater Paris) region
The specific case in France: public transportation funded by employers through the versement mobilité
The concession model to step up carbon intensity reduction in medium – and long – distance mobility
La Fabrique de la Cité
La Fabrique de la Cité is a think tank dedicated to urban foresight, created by the VINCI group, its sponsor, in 2010. La Fabrique de la Cité acts as a forum where urban stakeholders, whether French or international, collaborate to bring forth new ways of building and rebuilding cities.