The City of Lights could soon become the city without S.U.V.’s.
Government officials in Paris are considering putting in effect a series of regulations that would heavily tax, or completely ban, S.U.V.’s and high-polluting, old diesel vehicles from entering the city center.
That’s some recent news from perhaps my favorite city on the planet. One more reason to love it.
I love this quote from the NYTimes piece:
“I’m sorry, but having a sport utility vehicle in a city makes no sense,” said Denis Baupin, deputy mayor of Paris, in an interview with RTL radio from December. “Sell it and buy a vehicle that’s compatible with city life,” Mr. Baupin advised owners of high-polluting vehicles.
Read the full story here: Paris Considers a Ban on S.U.V.’s.
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