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Cyclists paid to ride to work!

Cyclists in France are being paid to cycle to work in hopes it will lure people away from jumping in the car.

Riders are said to be paid 25 cents per km ridden. A cyclist could  earn up to €50 a month if they cycle a minuscule  journey of 10 kilometres in a day!

So far 19 companies, making up 10,000 workers, are part of the trial.


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Here in Britain we have a similar scheme, the cycle to work scheme where riders are offered bikes at a discounted rate in exchange for them riding to work.

Do you think that a pay per km/mile scheme would be more effective at reducing traffic in the capital, and the rest of the UK?

Let us know.

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