FR France TRENDSETTER cities for 30 km/h

Decree of 29.11.1990: Local authorities may implement measures for traffic calming in their quarters.
The city of Fontenay aux Roses announced to become a “Ville à 30” in 2005. This became the name of
a network “Ville à 30” (active in France, Belgium and Switzerland)

Angers    50.000 residents “Ville à 30” sinve 2012, first French big city with majority of roads with 30 km/h, additionally wide pedestrian zones
Aytré      9.000 residents “Ville à 30” since 2010, whole city centre with 30 km/h
Bougival      8.000 residents “Ville à 30” since 2011
Chambéry    58.000 residents 30% of all roads with 30 km/h
Clamart    52.000 residents “Ville à 30” since 2010, first measures for traffic calming in end of 2002/beginning 2003; decision to implement 30 km/h on all local roads in 2008 (except arterial roads)
Fontainebleau    14.900 residents “Ville à 30”, 30 km/h in the whole city, except arterial roads. since 2010
Fontenay-aux-Roses    23.000 residents “Ville à 30” since 2005 (Initiator), whole city centre with 30 km/h
La Roche Blanche      1.100 residents 75% of the local road network with 30 km/h (ca 4 km), decision to further extend 30 km/h
Lorient    60.000 residents “Ville à 30” since 2007, 90% of the road network with 30 km/h since 2009 (Certu)
Lyon 496.300 residents 30 km/h zone since 1999
Melun      5.000 residents 30 km/h in the whole municipality, except arterial roads, since October 2013
Metz 119.600 residents official goal to reduce speed in the whole municipality: 30 km/h in the city centre and around schools and shopping centres etc; first pedestrian zones in 1973, first 30 km/h zone since 1991; Mix with 30 km/h zones, pedestrian zones and shared-space zone today
Millau    22.000 residents about 40% of the roads with 30 km/h, one additional 20 km/h zone
Mouants-Sartoux    10.400 residents local roads with 30 km/h (decidec 2013), also shared-space zone
Nantes 291.600 residents City has developed strategical planning for traffic calming und for a city of short ways
Nogent-sur-Marne    30.000 residents “Ville à 30” since 2006, whole city (centre?) with 30 km/h
Paris 2.240.600 residents expansion of 30 km/h zones from 70 to 100 since summer 2013; additionally implementation of 30 km/h on several grand avenues; city developped programm “share the streets” (including 560 km equalling one third of the whole road network; new plannings published in April 2015 include a budget of 30 million Euro in order to implement new concepts with 30 km/h
Ploeren      6.000 residents Tempo 30 in der ganzen (Innen?)-Stadt, Plan 2003 verabschiedet
Rennes 213.000 residents 36% of the road network are currently 30 km/h zones. Plannings to implement 75% with 30 km/h by 2020.
Sceaux    20.000 residents first 30 km/h zone in 1995; “Ville à 30” since 2007 when several 30 km/h zones were implemented; expansion (to the whole city?) since that time, implementation is very popular among residents
Straßburg 274.400 residents Wide parts of the city centre were converted into Ł bikefriendly and traffic-calmed area, with numerous 30 km/h areas. Plannings to implement 30 km/h in the whole city could not be realised due to a local referendum opposing. Further implementation projects are therefore being introduced on a step by step basis.
Villecresnes    10.000 residents “Ville à 30” since 2009, whole city (centre?) withe 30 km/h