The French in Paris celebrated the third annual day without cars on October 1, the strictest one yet as only pedestrians and cyclists were allowed throughout the city center, an area of 40 square miles. Law enforcement was on their toes to fine people not respecting the day dedicated to green and healthy traveling.
“This initiative requires an enormous amount of preparation,” city mayor Anne Hidalgo told Le Parisien newspaper on Sunday. “Particularly because this year the zone has been enlarged to the whole of Paris.”
The goal is, of course, to raise awareness for the effects of pollution in Paris and other major cities.Digital Trends
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