Parisians will try car-free Sunday as run-up to hosting climate talks

The proposed September ban is itself much more than a measure to check runaway pollution levels. Car bans allow residents to see their city in a new light, experts said. It raises public awareness about the benefits of less traffic, David Bunch, a travel behavior expert at the University of California, Davis noted, and the upcoming [Paris climate change summit] makes this an ideal time to draw on public support.

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