Champs-Élysées: the citizens want more green, pedestrian and local shops

Vegetate more, create a real pedestrian promenade, prefer local shops and the French know-how instead of the big chains are just some of the proposals voted on

Champs-Élysées: the citizens want more green, pedestrian and local shops

Vegetate more, create a real pedestrian promenade, prefer local shops and the French know-how instead of the big chains are just some of the proposals voted on to "reenchant" the avenue des Champs-Elysées in Paris, according to the results of a large survey citizen made public Thursday.

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In total, 96.702 people (Paris, ile-de-france, or other) participated in this citizens ' consultation, launched on 14 February to 4 June, at the initiative of the Committee of the Champs-Élysées, a structure that brings together all the major players of the avenue. The participants were asked to answer the question "What would you change to improve the Champs-Élysées ?", have made "more than 2000 proposals", and produced "the 450,000 votes," which have helped to make up "eight ideas a priority," noted the Committee of the Champs-Élysées, which sees in it "a synthesis of the expectations of the ile-de-france for the city after".

green, and a pedestrian promenade

Among these ideas a priority, participants were first embraced the idea of greening the avenue with plantings of trees and shrubs or installation of parks, but also develop the full earth and the soil porous to facilitate the flow of water and the formation of islets of freshness. They call then "create a true pedestrian promenade of the Tuileries to the Arc de Triomphe, by facilitating the crossing of pedestrians, by multiplying water points, public toilets, benches and places to stop for free."

They also want a "better sharing of public space between different forms of mobility", with the bike development but "on trails marked and well separated from the cars and spaces for pedestrians (same for the scooters)", and "a reduction of the space reserved for the car", without for as much to want a piétonnisation integral of the Champs-Élysées.

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Other proposals voted on, the presence on the avenue of local businesses and promoting "the savoir-faire, gastronomy and the French art of living rather than the big international chains', the valorisation and preservation of heritage elements of the avenue as the street lights, the advertising columns, facades of haussmann, the cobblestones and the historic gardens", and the maintenance of the historical sites of culture (museums, cinemas and theatres).

Finally, the participants of the survey to advocate for the safety and tranquility of the avenue", in "stepping up the fight against pickpockets and solicitations are unwanted," and "strengthening the efforts in the field of cleanliness".

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the conclusions of the consultation will be presented to all candidates in a municipal election. This citizens ' consultation, accompanied the exhibition "Champs Elysées history & prospects", presenting a project of urban redevelopment of the avenue by the architect Philippe Chiambaretta, exceptionally extended until September 6, because of the outbreak of coronavirus.

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Updated Date: 18 June 2020, 08:47

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