Tag Archives: Circulation Alternée

Paris Introduces More ‘Anti-Car’ Measures

On Monday, it became compulsory for all motorised vehicles circulating in Paris to display the Crit’Air badge, which indicates pollution levels. Older vehicles with particularly high pollution levels don’t qualify for the badge, and are therefore forbidden. Others that qualify … Continue reading

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Circulation alternée: Here We Go Again

Air quality in Paris dominated headlines this week, as once again pollution levels hit a dangerous high. This led to four days of ‘circulation alternée’, a measure which means only certain vehicles are permitted and public transport charges are suspended. Suffice to … Continue reading

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Crashes and Pollution

There’s an Air France ad making the rounds at the moment with the slogan ‘France is in the Air’. Catching sight of it on the side of a newspaper stand this week, I considered the sad irony of that phrase. The thing is, … Continue reading

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