A week after the second round of the municipal elections, Anne Hidalgo has made in the columns of the Sunday Newspaper, some of its measures in favour of a Paris green. Among its commitments : the pedestrianization of the area around the Canal Saint-Martin, from the place Stalingrad to the Republic, and this, as early as this summer.
This is good news for the residents but also for all the inhabitants of the Xed boroughs who like to stroll on the quai de Valmy and quai de Jemmapes. As soon as this summer, if Anne Hidalgo is elected for a new mandate, the approaches to the Canal Saint Martin will be entirely pedestrian. The objective of the mayor outgoing : “Give the air and the quality of life in these neighborhoods of Paris, very dense where there are a lot of families. “
More room for decking, bicycles, and pedestrians
Among the other key measures of the npa ecologist of his program, Anne Hidalgo, who is allied with EELV for this second round of elections, explained that it wants to perpetuate the cycle tracks created temporary since the déconfinement. She would also like to see the terraces enlarged the restaurants to be able to stay in place. Anne Hidalgo thus reaffirms its support for the restaurateurs, saying that she prefers ” these terraces are colourful and lively to the parking spaces ” : “ This gives a beautiful image of Paris “, she adds.
Lowering the speed in Paris, and on the device
In fact, the current mayor of Paris, who has good chances to be re-elected in the face of Rachida Dati and Agnès Buzyn Sunday, 28 June, was indeed the objective of limiting to the maximum the number of automobiles circulating in Paris. Ban diesel vehicles by 2024, cutting by half the number of parking spaces, widening sidewalks, lowering the maximum speed allowed to 30 km/h in the main streets of the capital and 50 km/h on the device… Among the major projects of its possible terms of reference, Anne Hidalgo wants to take all the necessary measures to make the Paris to pedestrians and bicycles.