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Clermont-Ferrand (FR)

Clermont-Ferrand (FR)

Clermont-Ferrand, capital of the Puy-de-Dôme French Department, is an industrial, commercial, student and research town. Established in 1976, the Syndicat Mixte des Transports en Commun (SMTC) is the authority in charge of public transport in the Clermont area. It defines, implements and funds public transport policies over an area covering 19 towns, with a total population of 263 826 inhabitants. On the East-West axis, SMTC is introducing ‘Léo 2000’ consisting of optically-guided electric vehicles and has already put in bike-sharing scheme called Léovélo, which includes 50 electric bicycles and 50 regular bicycles. On the North-South axis, SMTC is committed to a tram system on tyres. Other important areas of work are: the development of the SMTC fleet with the potentials of natural gas, electric power and gasoil, and the introduction of supporting systems for passengers information. By joining Polis, SMTC aims at having access to information on EC programmes and initiatives, taking part in exchange of expertise, networking and benefiting from Polis support and action in developing its projects.

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  • Member Type: Full Member
  • Management Committee: No
General Information
  • Land area: 310
  • Total population: 282.950
  • Population density: 1282
Road network length
  • Motorways: NA
  • Main roads: NA
  • Secondary roads: NA
  • Cycling network: NA
Traffic volume
  • Traffic volume: 1.270.000
Public transport
  • Metro: NA
  • Tram: 16.250.000
  • Bus: 17.583.000
Modal split
  • Car: 64%
  • Public transport: 9%
  • Cycling: NA
  • Walking: 27%
  • Other NA