On the first Sunday of each month, the centre of Paris will be closed to car traffic. It will be open only for pedestrians and people on bicycles, roller skates and the like.
Reported by the Lonely Planet.
The first car free day held on 7 October. Limitations for travel by car center of the French capital will operate from 10 am to 18 PM,
– write the edition.
In Paris previously tried to spend the day without cars: it happened in September 2015. Then this initiative was tested in test mode. Residents and initiators of the innovation believe that in addition to the expansion of space and a clean environment, the noise level in the city fell by three decibels Pawnee with the usual day.
Also “day without cars” was partially organized in several districts of the city. Now, this initiative will join the first, second, third and fourth arrondissement of Paris.
In “days without cars” people can move around the centre of Paris on foot or by bike