Noise Radars to Quieten Heart of Paris

Paris motorcycle

Paris, France Paris authorities are implementing two measures to quieten vehicle noise in the city and curb traffic levels to create a calmer city centre.  The city has switched on its first noise radars in recent weeks, setting up an automated system to identify excessively loud vehicles, such as “roaring motorcycles or cars”, and issue…

Paris Takes Further Bold Steps

Paris skyline with Eiffel Tower

Paris will soon become even more welcoming to bikes as the city authorities extend the 30km/h speed limit to the whole city. About two-thirds of the city’s streets were already 30kmh limited, but by the end of August 2021 it will apply to all streets except the ring road surrounding Paris and major boulevards and arterials.