Île-de-France Mobilités (IDFM) again asked the State on Tuesday for a subsidy of 1.3 billion euros to compensate for the losses linked this year to the Covid-19 pandemic, threatening to suspend "
all or part
»Of its payments to RATP and SNCF.
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There can be no way out of the Covid crisis in Île-de-France without compensation for financial losses on public transport, as has been done everywhere else in the world,
" said the president of the regional transport authority Valérie Pécresse, quoted in a press release.
Without support, a badly started plan
Without support for public transport, the France 2030 recovery plan is already badly underway,
" quipped the elected (Free!), Also president of the Ile-de-France region and candidate for the inauguration of the right to the presidential election. "
Without the commitment of financial support from the State, Île-de-France Mobilités will be obliged to suspend all or part of its payments to public groups RATP and SNCF from the end of September 2021
", threatened the institution, noting that the level of attendance currently reaches 70% of its 2019 level, for an “
level of transport supply
IDFM pays 400 million euros per month to RATP and 300 million per month to SNCF, according to the press release.
The regional authority is relying on "
the review clause
" contained in the protocol signed with the State in September 2020, after having already suspended its payments to the two public operators.
This indeed provides for a “
reassessment of the situation in the event of further loss of resources attributable to the health situation
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However, IDFM forecasts for the current year losses of the order of 1.3 billion euros corresponding, for around one billion, to the decline in tariff revenue and for around 300 million euros, to that of mobility payments. , the tax paid by companies. For the 2020 losses, IDFM had obtained from the State 1.45 billion euros in reimbursable advance and 150 million in subsidy.