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CLIP 3941

Traffic in Paris: problems and solutions

Traffic in Paris: problems and solutions
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Key Info
  • Traffic in Paris: problems and solutions
  • Duration: 03:46
  • An outline of Parisian traffic problems. The construction of the Boulevard Peripherique, an inner ring road, and increasing parking for cars has only made things worse. Paris is now pursuing a different policy of improving public transport and providing lanes for cyclists and bladers along with regular street closures for temporary pedestrianisation.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Urban: Settlements

  • Keywords: traffic pollution, congestion, Paris, France, public transport, cycle lane, bike, bus lane, pedestrian, geography, metro
Ideas for use in class
  • The clip can be used as a stimulus for discussion of traffic problems and analysis of possible solutions.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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