Paris : Public transport networks

Public Transport System

Public transport systems in Paris and Ile-de-France carry more than 41 million passengers everyday. The daily modal share of mobility in Ile-de-France in 2010 was as follows:

  • walking (38.7% - 15.904 million),
  • car (37.8% - 15.532 million),
  • public transport (20.1% - 8.287 million),
  • cycling (1.6% - 652,000),
  • motorbike (1.4% - 569,000),
  • others (0.4% - 170,000).

Public transport systems are operated by more than 70 companies

RATP: State owned company operating metro, tramway, bus services in the central area as well as 2 heavy rail lines (RER or Rapid-transit rail system) shared with SNCF. In 2014, RATP employed more than 44,000 staff members in Ile-de-France and had a turnover of € 5,257m. RATP carries 75% of passengers (54% of passengers.km) in Ile-de-France.

SNCF: State owned national railway company operating suburban rail services. In 2014, SNCF employed more than 240,000 staff members worldwide (of which 20,000 in Ile-de-France) and had a turnover of € 32.2bn in 2013. SNCF carries 17% of passengers (40% of passengers.km) in Ile-de-France.

Optile: association bringing together more than 70 private bus companies which employs 9,331 staff members and represent 8% of journeys on 1,176 regular bus routes in 2014. Those companies are mostly subsidiaries of Keolis, Transdev and RATP Dev (private branch of RATP Group).


Type of networks

 HEAVY RAILMETROTRAMWAYBUS
SUPPLY
Network length (km)1,450218105nd
Number of lines13169nd
Number of stops/stations448302180nd
Number of vehicles1,1826932389,412
Number of operators212more than 70
DEMAND
Number of journey (million)1,2111,5262231,339


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