With Sydney and other Australain cities looking to clear pedestrian space for cars, European cities are continuing to move towards more pedestrian-friendly and bike-friendly city centres.

The mayor of Paris has announced a plan to tackle traffic and pollution in the French capital by transforming the city’s historic centre into a “semi-pedestrianised” zone.

“In the four central districts, apart from bikes, buses and taxis, the only vehicles allowed will be residents’ cars, delivery vehicles and emergency vehicles,” Anne Hidalgo said in an interview with the Journal du Dimanche.

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