Paris Car-Free Day

Paris car-free day!

Sunday September 27, 2020 will be a car-free day in Paris, for the sixth consecutive year. Drastic traffic restriction measures will be in effect on this day.

It will again concern the whole of Paris, excluding the Ring Road. In the heart of Paris, in an area covering the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th arrondissements, but also on the Champs-Élysées and in all the “Paris Respire” districts , the system and the barriers will be reinforced.

There will be a prohibition to take your motor vehicle between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Sunday September 27, 2020 in Paris. The Paris car-free day will be held in the capital for the sixth consecutive year.

All Motor Vehicles Banned Throughout The Capital

Very few exceptions will be made to the enacted rule: all vehicles are prohibited in Paris, for seven hours. The only motorized vehicles authorized, at 30 km / h, will be public transport, taxis, VTCs and emergency vehicles.

The whole capital is under the rule, with the exception of the Ring Road. The City of Paris insists on the “reinforced barrier” which will be put in place in the Paris Center district, on the Champs-Élysées and in the “Paris Respire” sectors.

If you are coming back from the weekend or leaving Paris from home, in lieu of Paris car-free day, proof of address is required. Offenders risk “a fine of 135 euros,” said the municipality, which will mobilize its public security staff.

A Parade Of Birds Through Paris

The Paris without car site invites you to the Parade Of Birds, by bike, which is maintained between Montreuil, Ménilmontant and the Hôtel de Ville. The departure is set at 1:30 p.m. Place de la Fraternité in Montreuil, for an arrival around 4 p.m. on the municipal square.

Place du Châtelet, the collective La rue est à nous, will organize activities and a bicycle workshop before the arrival of the parade on Paris car-free day. Place Baudoyer, Atelier Bastille,s also organizes a bicycle repair workshop.

On September 27, to celebrate Paris car-free day, everyone is invited to leave their motorized vehicle in the garage to enjoy Paris differently, by public transport, by bike, on foot, on rollerblades or on a scooter.

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