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Paris to Close Champs Elysees to Cars One Sunday a Month

Paris' Champs Elysees avenue will be closed to cars one Sunday a month to let pedestrians reign supreme, the mayor of the French capital announced Wednesday. Mayor Anne Hidalgo said her plans for the elegant boulevard, a focal point of the city often used for national ceremonies, was one of a series of environmentally friendly measures planned for 2016. Other plans include permanent pedestrian-only use, starting in summer, for a stretch of high-traffic road bordering the...

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