Strolling and selfies as Paris's Champs-Elysees goes car-free

People walk along the Champs-Elysees in Paris, on May 8, 2016, as French capital's most famous avenue goes car-free for a dayThe sight of cars thundering down Paris’s most famous boulevard was replaced Sunday by people strolling, cycling and taking selfies in the sun as the Champs-Elysees went traffic-free. Look at that, it’s magnificent,” said Roger, 67, who lives just off the Champs-Elysees as he got his first look at the thousands of people walking where normally cars and motorbikes would be thronging the road. “All of Paris should be like this,” he said.

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