Metropolis of Big Paris will be the next summer's "low emission zone", limiting the circulation of the most polluting vehicles, today members of the city council have decided. "The City Council adopts the project to establish a low emission zone within the A86 of July 1, 2019 for vehicles classified as Crit Air and Non-Classified, a perimeter covering 79 municipalities and 5.61 million inhabitants, announced the city on Twitter . The goal is to gradually increase vignette thresholds that are allowed to circulate, with the goal of achieving 100% clean vehicles (electricity and hydrogen) by 2030.
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Categories 5 (personal cars and light commercial vehicles running on diesel registered from 1997 to 2000, as well as some freight vehicles and wagons) are banned in circulation in Paris for weeks of a week from July 2017, unbundled since January 2017. Fifteen French cities have pledged last month to implement or strengthen "low-emission zones" by the end of 2020, a device that the government believes could help the country escape sanctions from the European judiciary. due to non-compliance with air quality standards.