Carfree France : "Because in fact, free is indeed on public transport, at least in twenty cities or towns; indeed talking here free from the point of view of the user, who does not have to pay a ticket or subscription. FNAUT UTP and thus play on words to make believe that "free does not exist" in flagrant contradiction with the facts.
In addition, free does not apply only to public transport. Unless proven otherwise, all French roads are "free", that is to say, they are not paid by motorists who use them. These roads are paid for by taxpayers, so in part by motorists, but also by all those who pay taxes and who do not have a car."