The parking in the city makes it difficult every day millions of people. In the Paristhe city council wants to increase the SUV parking prices, since in most cases, they are what make the situation difficult for smaller vehicles. According to Guardianthe number of SUV he’s got increase by 60% the latest 4 yearswhile in the French capital, they constitute the 15% of the 1.15 million vehicles that circulate in the streets of the city.
At February 4thone will take place referendumwith which citizens will decide whether to apply the increase in parking prices. For thermal vehiclesthe weight limit will amount to 1.6 tonswhile for the EV will increase to 2 tons.
If implemented, it will affect not only the downtownbut also the suburbs. The specific weight limits are quite easy to exceed and not a few drivers will see it parking costs for their vehicles to skyrocket.
For example, vehicles such as Mercedes-Benz EQEthe BMW i7the Volvo XC40 Recharge and Audi Q8 e-tron far surpass them 2 tons.
In order to recognize the weight of each vehicle, there will be special scanners that will they “read” the license plate and will then connect it to the model and by extension the weight of. The objectives of the new measures include reducing pollution levelsbut also its increase pedestrian safety.
Of course, if the increases go into effect, there will be exceptions for drivers who want to they park near their housethe cabthem Health professionals or the disabled.
Yes, O City Councilor of Paris, David Belliardappealed to car manufacturers to stop building vehicles belonging to specific categoryspeaking to Reuters: “Manufacturers, stop making these cars. They are too expensive, too polluting and not at all convenient.”
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