An extraordinary advertisement for self-service scooters and bikes. This is one of the most visible consequences of the RATP and SNCF strikes in Paris since December 5. The Vélib ’, Jump, Lime and other Birds have never been more numerous in the streets of Paris. The numbers are starting to make you dizzy.
Chez Vélib ’, the self-service bicycle service operated by Smovengo and under the responsibility of the City of Paris, we recognize"attendance two to three times higher than normal". On a daily basis, the service claims 145,000 journeys on average, excluding school holidays. On peak times, no less than four Vélibs' are picked up at the station every second.
At the competitor Jump, a subsidiary of Uber which operates 5,000 bikes and 650 self-service scooters, the strike also greatly boosted activity. Before the Christmas holidays, "the number of bicycle and scooter races has increased between 150 and 250%Says the company. Since
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