With its 12 million inhabitants, Paris Region is home to 18% of France's population and covers 2% of the country. It is the world's leading tourist destination and Europe's leading regional GDP, home to 700,000 businesses, 6 million salaried and non-salaried jobs, and ranks first in Europe for research and development.
The Île-de-France Region, its regional council of 209 elected officials, and a strong administration of more than 2,500 agents within the administrative services, act in most areas that concern the daily life of the people of Île-de-France
The Region is investing massively to modernize and expand the public transport network. It also supports the development of new modes of transport such as cycling and car sharing. Not to mention roads.