Ten years after its launch, Vélib’, the public bicycle-sharing service in the Paris region, arrived at a major turning point. In January 2018, the operator JCDecaux was replaced by Smoove, a Montpellier-based start-up. The Mobile Lives Forum set out to make a first assessment of Velib’: 10 years on, how has Velib’ changed mobility and the lifestyles of people living in the Paris region? Is Vélib’ a sustainable and effective mobility program?
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