The deputy of the City of Paris begins to unveil her proposals for the region, including free public transport
START OF PROGRAM – The deputy of the City of Paris begins to unveil her proposals for the region, in particular free public transport It is not yet an official application but it looks more and more like it. Former journalist Audrey Pulvar reveals in the Sunday newspaper his first proposals forIle-de-France five months from the regional elections.
“A question of social justice”
The possible head of the leftist list in Ile-de-France notably offers free public transport in the region. “One of the flagship measures that we are going to implement is total free – for all – public transport on the entire network. It is a question of social justice, of supporting the popular classes in the ecological transition and of opening up the territories ”, explains Audrey Pulvar.
“It is also an investment to reduce our carbon footprint, improve the quality of life, de-clutter the roads”, adds the deputy for Agriculture of the mayor of Paris, citing a cost for the community of “2, 5 billion euros per year, less the 250 million euros that will be saved on ticketing, maintenance of the gates ”. Transport tickets, she emphasizes, now represent only 27% of the financing of transports in the most populous French region. “We are considering funding through a contribution on e-commerce and on the most polluting companies”.
A platform for union
More than 200 personalities of the left, including the first secretary of the PS Olivier Faure and the mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, had signed on September 29 a platform recording their union within “Ile-de-France in common”, campaign structure with a view to regional. The name of Audrey Pulvar has been coming back tirelessly as a possible head of the regional list. “The time is not for the candidacy but I am ready”, she said to the JDD: “I was very clear with the 230 first signatories of the call” Ile-de-France in common ” that I launched. At the end of this call, there will perhaps be my candidacy at the top of the list ”.