Paris has car-free Sunday in lead up to climate change conference

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Private cars were not allowed to drive through centre of French capital between 11am and 6pm in bid to promote cleaner forms of transport.

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For the first time ever the centre of Paris was car-free all day long on Sunday, in a bid to promote cleaner forms of transport in a festive atmosphere. The future goal is to become like Brussels where a car-free day takes place every year in 19 districts of the city, reports RFI.