Part of a larger “Paris Breathes” program The Paris mayor’s ambitious (and controversial) plan to make the banks of the Seine more pedestrian-friendly has been approved by the city council, Le Monde reports, and is part of a larger "Paris Breathes" anti-pollution campaign by mayor Anne Hidalgo.
A length of 3.3 kilometers (approximately two miles) running along the Right Bank from the Tuileries gardens to the Henri IV tunnel—an area that is part of a UNESCO world heritage site—will be permanently closed off to vehicles and transformed into a promenade.
PARIS (Reuters) - Paris plans to turn a stretch of highway on the right bank of the river Seine into a pedestrian zone in an attempt to reduce pollution despite protests from drivers.
A particularly poetic rendering of a proposed Paris park on the right bank of the Seine. All renderings courtesy of Luxigon. Calling it an "urban, almost philosophical" project, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo announced plans last week to ...
Carmakers are finding the Paris auto show, held in a city whose mayor wants to ban diesels to reduce pollution, as a fine place to show off new zero-emission electric vehicles.
Controversial pollution-fighting closure of 3km of riverside highway has 43,000 daily users wondering which way to turn Paris city council has approved banning all vehicles from the major road running along the right bank of the riv...