(ANSA) – ROME, JUN 26 – Rome black jersey for scooters.
The European capital of fast and sustainable means is Paris.
Thanks to the public policies adopted by the local administration, the French city has seen a 46% reduction in incorrect parking carried out outside the areas indicated for parking and stalls. Incorrect parking and in violation of road regulations exceeded 50% of the total in 2019. In the first half of 2022, despite 15 thousand shared scooters, the share fell below 4%. In Rome, on the other hand, 7 times out of 10 scooters are parked in violation of the rules. This is what emerges from a research conducted by Non-Profit Consumerism which compared numbers and habits in European capitals.
In Rome, the association notes, 7 sharing companies operate for a total of 14,500 scooters in circulation. Almost the same amount of transport as London, but almost all concentrated without regulation in the central areas, despite the number of inhabitants being a third compared to the English capital and the Eternal City extends for an area less than 22.3%. In the first 4 months of 2022, over 1,650,000 rentals were registered in the Italian capital for a total of approximately 4 million km traveled; most of the rentals take place in the central area of the city for an average duration of 12 minutes and 2 km traveled. Numbers that are reflected in the high rate of incorrect parking of scooters, which in Rome is estimated to reach 69% of the total. (HANDLE).