Owners of motorized two-wheeled cars do not have to pay for parking in Paris before September 2022, the municipality announced on Thursday. From “Technical limitations” prevent the implementation of paid parking “2WD” in Paris in January, as it had been adopted in July by the Paris Council, declared David Belliard, environmentalists for Mayor Anne Hidalgo (PS) with responsibility for mobility in particular.
“The state has created a barrier”, he said, regretting one “form of impunity” with respect to “2WD”, after “exemption from technical control” especially. The municipality had requested the services of the state and concluded an agreement with the France Connect interface that allows authentication on public websites, in particular to “light” the procedures for owners of two-wheeled vehicles who wish to apply for a resident card.
Last Saturday around 500 “angry motorcyclists”, according to figures from police headquarters demonstrated against paid parking in the streets of the capital. City Hall will ensure that the technical development of the device is completed in July, which justifies the introduction of paid parking from September.