A Car-Free Paris?

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Paris, one of the largest and most famous metropolitan cities in Europe, declares September 27, 2015 car-free!

If you’re planning a trip to Paris, book it now! Being able to experience the beautiful architecture and rich history of this lovely city, without the honking of horns, the smell of exhaust fumes, and the rumble of traffic, will be a priceless experience you won’t soon forget.

If you’ve ever been to Paris, you probably remember the horrible traffic, congested intersections, and apparent disregard for driving rules. So what made this major metropolis declare a day without cars?

Check out the news story below to find out:

In a big win for sustainable transportation, the streets of Paris will go completely car-free for one entire day. On September 27th, A Day Without Cars will make the French capital a pedestrian and bicycle paradise. Tourists and locals alike will be able to enjoy Paris without traffic congestion, the honking of horns or car exhaust….
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The decision to shut down traffic for an entire day was Paris officials’ way of taking a stand against the severity and effects that pollution has on the city….

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Combating climate change and pollution is a hot topic in communities across the globe. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo hopes that the one day car ban will inspire other cities around the globe, while also bringing attention to the affect of traffic on the environment.

Read more: The streets of Paris will go car-free for one day in September | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

 

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