Tired of reading depressing news? Do not despair anymore. Every Monday we offer you three good Parisian news that will fuel you with optimism. Here, not a single negative or demoralizing news. Positive, nothing but positive!
1. Soon free Vélibs?
The race for the Municipal is launched … While Anne Hidalgo has revealed her desire to make transportation free for those under 18; Cédric Villani announces his plans if at least he reaches the status of Mayor of Paris. “ I propose free Vélib ‘for all Parisians because, to decongest transport, you have to encourage cycling! »Tweeted the candidate. This free service for all is, according to the team of deputy LREM fully subsidized by the town hall.
2. A street named after David Bowie
In a tweet dated January 8, the 13th Marie Jérôme Courmet revealed thata street in his district will have the honor of bearing the name of the singer. We can’t wait to find out the exact location. Meanwhile, for fans, know that two new David Bowie discs are expected, including one that will be released as a limited edition on April 18 on the occasion of Record Store.
David Bowie would have been 73 years old today
And I have a scoop: a street in # Paris13 should soon bear his name !! ?
But hush. ? pic.twitter.com/JXZcZfr7y7
– Jérôme Coumet (@jerome_coumet) January 8, 2020
3. Nine new bike routes
The Ile-de-France Bike Collective, formed by 33 cycling associations, has unveiled the map of its RER Vélo project which offers 9 routes of 650 km of cycle paths. Main characteristics of this RER V: it does not stop at each intersection and takes the most direct route. No need to go far or pollute by borrowing a motor vehicle, the eco-friendly two-wheeler is our best ally. Do not wait any longer to get on a Vélib ‘and set off to conquer the capital and its surroundings. On your pedals, let’s go for a ride!