No More Tourist Buses in Paris City
The inhabitants of Paris (France) claim more space in the streets and to achieve it. It will seek to prohibit the entry of tourist buses into the city center.
Emmanuel Gregoire, Deputy Mayor of Paris, informed that it is necessary to attend to a complaint from the inhabitants of Paris. It is about securing more space of circulation in the streets of the City.
The way to achieve this is to prohibit the entry of tourist buses that circulate in the center of the city of Paris. We are talking about all the companies that have tourist buses.
It is about promoting instead of using the tourist bus, using bicycles, walking, or also using public transportation such as buses or the subway. All these options more friendly to the environment
The official also explained in an interview with the newspaper Le Parisien that tourist guides should adapt by developing guided tours with bicycles or on foot with hearing aids.
Not as bad as other cities
Although the situation in Paris is not as bad as in cities invaded by tourists such as Venice or Barcelona. The capital is awaiting new legislation to reduce bus traffic and will create parking lots outside the city limits of Paris
The new French mobility law will give more power to local authorities to regulate local traffic and new transport options such as rented bicycles. It will also encourage the use of electric skateboards in the style of other European cities such as Lisbon
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