End of free access for two wheels in Paris


The Paris town hall has announced the arrival of paid parking in Paris for thermal motorized two-wheelers from 2022. The rules are the same as for motorists with prices divided by two.

Same rules as for motorists

After a broad consultation carried out by the city of Paris within the framework of the States General of the parking, the municipality decided against the two wheels. From 2022, parking motorcycles and thermal scooters in Paris will become chargeable. This is David Belliard, the environmentalist deputy to the socialist mayor Anne Hidalgo who announced it this Tuesday, June 15, 2021.

The rules will be the same as for motorists, with some prices divided by two as two-wheelers normally take up less space than cars. For example, residents will pay their parking card 22.50 euros per year, and 0.75 euros per day.

Free for electric vehicles

Motorcycles and thermal scooters will have the right to take the seats of the cars. On the other hand, as David Belliard reminds us, there is no never had any tolerance for motorcycles parked on the sidewalks. He calls the future municipal police to “To sanction more severely the illegal parking of motorized two-wheelers “.

Owners of electric cars and scooters, for their part, will always benefit from free parking because the municipality of Paris wishes favor the least noisy engines, the least emitting air pollution. Moreover, 2,400 charging stations will be deployed on Parisian tracks by the end of the year.