After several days dithering, alternating traffic has been set up in Paris, Monday, March 23rd. Anne Hidalgo welcomed the effectiveness of this measure. “We saw in Paris with circulation down 15 to 16% . We will tomorrow’s air quality figures,” she said.
According to the mayor of Paris, alternating traffic is’ action to be taken in crisis situations. ” And to ensure that its implementation had already been useful in 1997 and 2014. Anne Hidalgo however refuses to respond to criticism of Ségolène Royal. “ Since I was elected, we incurred a plan to reduce pollution , she said. As of July 1, 2015, we will be able to ban large trucks and buses pollutants in Paris. We will then create areas where only clean vehicles can circulate. “
Anne Hidalgo also calls for automated emergency measures against pollution. “When we alerts over two days, the measures should be launched automatically, she says. Today is very heavy (…) There there has been a delay but you learn all errors “. And to ensure that a city that fight against pollution works for its appeal: “A city in which we breathe, it is a city where tourists want to come”