SUVs in Paris – level 1

12-02-2024 15:00

Paris wants to make the city greener for the Olympics in 2024. They are making SUV parking more expensive. SUVs are large strong cars. They are very popular nowadays.

Few people vote on this. SUVs may pay more for parking. People say that big cars pollute more. Also, they use too much space. People should use bikes or trains. But some people say that it is too expensive to stop using cars.

Paris leaders consider this vote. They want car makers to make smaller cars.

Difficult words: vote (to formally choose between two or more things, people, and so on), pollute (to make the air, water, or soil dirty), consider (to think something through).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What actions are Paris leaders taking to address the issue of reducing car usage and promoting greener transportation options in the city?


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