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Future News - Cars Banned from City Centres

Cars Banned from City Centres

Cars Banned from City Centres

Originally submitted by Cornelia Daheim
last updated by Sivert von Saldern

Weak Signal's progress: fully-fledged

This Weak Signal came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Weak Signal: 
Theme 7 - Transport (including aeronautics)

The sub-theme that best relates to this Weak Signal: 
SST: The greening of surface transport

When did the Weak Signal manifest ? 
before 2000

Weak Signal's description 
Environmental reasons and increasing chaos from a rising number of cars has led to European cities increasingly banning individual transport. Many European cities have already created designated zones for pedestrians and additionally introduced city tolls to enforce a reduction of inner city transport. A few small cities and islands are entirely car-free.