French minister rolls out plan for city traffic congestion charges


French transport minister Élisabeth Borne said a draft law on mobility is now being vetted by the state council and will be presented to parliament next month which allows for cities to introduce urban tolls on vehicle traffic and to set limits on how much these would cost.

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France plans to make it easier for cities to introduce congestion pricing in a bid to reduce traffic jams and air pollution, the transport minister said on Thursday, reports Euronews.