Paris tests anti-heat and anti-noise roads

Paris is the first city in France to test a special road surface aimed at reducing noise and heat

23 January 2019
By Connexion journalist

Rue de Courcelles, rue Lecourbe and rue Frémicourt in the 8th and 15th arrondissements have been fitted with 200-metre sections which can reduce temperature by two degrees and cut noise by half.

The move follows on from France’s Plan Climat of 500 measures to reach carbon-neutrality by 2050.

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