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Paris is banning cars from a major expressway that sees 43,000 cars a day

Cars will no longer be welcome along a major highway in Paris. In a few weeks, the city will ban all vehicles from the Right Bank, a popular two-mile expressway running along the Seine River, The Guardian reports. It will be turned into a grassy promenade with a cycle way, flowerbeds, and a playground. Only pedestrians will be allowed to use it. As CityLab notes, pro-car advocates say the ban will intensify traffic elsewhere.
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