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.
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 ...
The city of Paris on Monday took a historic decision to ban cars along a stretch of the River Seine as part of an anti-pollution drive.
The city of Paris on Monday voted to ban cars along a stretch of the River Seine as part of an anti-pollution drive. Mayor Anne Hidalgo said the move, which will pedestrianise a 3.3-kilometre (two-mile) stretch of the river's Right ...
Strollers and cyclists can breathe easy on the banks of the Seine after Paris on Monday approved a plan to ban cars on a long stretch of riverside road cutting across the city.