Through Manon Loubet
Across the city of Rouen (Seine-Maritime), on the account 20,870 places of parking, including 7,333 in underground car parks and 6,138 paid outdoor spaces.
Two parking zones are identified: a short stay in the city center at 1.80 euros for one hour with a maximum of two hours of parking, an average duration limited to 4.15 to 1.20 euros for one hour.
Moreover, it remains 7,399 free places in the rest of the city, but there are no longer any in the city center, with the exception of the streets in the blue zone where the quarter of an hour is free (rue Armand-Carrel, rue de la République, rue Saint-Sever, rue Saint-Julien, rue Saint-Vivien, opposite avenue to boulevard d’Orléans).
More free places in the city center
“We have eradicated all the hollow teeth in the city center of Rouen, assures Kader Chékhémani, deputy mayor of Rouen in charge of parking. Even on the boulevards, everything is paying, right bank. And on the left bank, the Cavelier-de-la-Salle quays but also part of the Boulevard de l’Europe are chargeable. There is no more free space and that’s good, it avoids suction vehicles. “
The free zones are therefore found in the residential zones, “outside the boulevards, with the exception of the station district, Lucilline, the Pasteur University and near the prefecture which have paid places because there were too many people. parking problems ”.
Good tips for free parking
To park for free, not too far from the city center on the right bank, so you have to Île Lacroix, the streets around Place du Boulingrin (which has partly become a free relay car park with a Tip ticket), the Saint-Hilaire district (after the Saint-Hilaire roundabout), Madeleine district (after the prefecture), Saint-Gervais and Mont Riboudet (except Lucillin).
On the left bank, the streets around the Good News prison and between the Saint-Sever and Grammont districts, at the Friche Lucien level, around theold freight station from the left bank.
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It also exists several relay car parks, which allows you to park at the end of the city center cashing a transport ticket Tip.
Note that electric vehicles and people with reduced mobility are free, everywhere in Rouen. “We have 550 places for people with reduced mobility in Rouen, we are well above the ratio,” says Kader Chékhémani.
Paid parking extension projects
The town hall is not hiding a residential parking extension project. “We want to develop paid residential parking with low-cost subscriptions,” says Kader Chékhémani. We have not yet defined the zones, nor the perimeters. With the health context, we could not bring together the inhabitants to have a real consultation with them. “
However, the town hall intends to complete this project before the end of the mandate. Currently, 10,000 Rouennais have a residential parking subscription in residential areas. The subscription can be daily (one euro), weekly (3.50 euros), monthly (15 euros), quarterly (45 euros), semi-annual (90 euros), or annual (180 euros).
It will not be an easy task to carry out this project for the elected officials of Rouen, who have already tried in 2019 to extend paid parking on the island Lacroix, the north of the Saint-Gervais district, a large area around the boulevards of the ‘Yser and Verdun and the road to Darnétal. This had provoked an outcry from the part of the inhabitants. Faced with the grumbling, the town hall had suspended the project.
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