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France Could Implement Congestion Charging in Several Large Cities

France is considering a congestion charge for several of its largest cities, modeled after congestion charges in London, Singapore, and more.
October 20, 2018, 5am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Champs-Elysees and Arc de Triomphe

"Car drivers would have to pay a €2.50 (£2.20) toll in cities with more than 100,000 people, and €5 in bigger cities like Marseille, Nice and Lyon," according to the BBC.

The action is proposed in a draft bill making its way through the national government, but already encountering opposition from local governments.

"The bill also plans to establish new low-emission areas around some 20 cities by 2020 to restrict or ban highly polluting vehicles," according to the article.

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Published on Thursday, October 18, 2018 in BBC
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