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Paris restricts use of cars

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7084.845b (Published 22 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:845
  1. Alexander Dorozynski
  1. Paris

    Parisian police will ban half of the cars in greater Paris during peak pollution days. Cars with an even licence number will be allowed in only on dates of an even number.

    The minister of the environment, Corinne Lepage, announced the ban as one of the measures to limit the effects of peak pollution on the population. These traffic flow measures …

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