Paris: the average speed of a motorist during the day is 13.1 km/h, according to a study
By amk, 21/06/2022

Paris: the average speed of a motorist during the day is 13.1 km/h, according to a study

Wouldn't I go faster by running?This is a question that any Parisian motorist has certainly already asked!After the entry into force of the traffic limit at 30 km/h decided by the Paris City Hall, the specialist in Tomtom geolocation technologies unveils the average speed in the capital on Tuesday since the implementation of theNew measurement.

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Led between September 6 and October 3, 2021, the study collected data from navigation applications, on -board navigation systems and TomTom GPS, all in a study area delimited by the Parisian device.The averages were calculated from the Ile -de -France motorists' journey times, recorded on nearly 100 million kilometers.

Over four weeks, Tomtom raised an average speed in intramural Paris, excluding Boulevard du Devilique, from 13.1 km/h from Monday to Friday, between 8 am and 8 pm.If the weekend, the average speed climbs to 14.7 km/h for the same schedules, it is at night, between 11 p.m. and 5 am that it is possible for a Ile-de-France motorist to reach 20, 1 km/h on average.

A loss of speed marked on weekends

Paris: la vitesse moyenne d'un automobiliste en journée est de 13,1 km/h, selon une étude

Has loss of speed really feel since the implementation of 30 km/h?According to TomTom, the study shows that the average speed in Paris is stable compared to previous years with a slight drop of -3.7% if we compare to 2019 and 2020. On the other hand, the loss of speed ofIle-de-France is real on weekends, with a loss of almost 2 km/h since 2020.

What about the Parisian peripheral boulevard?If the fast lane retains its speed limited to 70 km/h, the data nevertheless shows a drop in average speed during the day (8h-8h), spent from 34.4 on average last year, at 32.2km/htoday.Established since August 30, the new controversial measure should allow, for the Paris town hall, to reduce noise pollution and improve road safety.