Vehicles without Crit'Air will still be able to circulate in 2021 in Strasbourg
Originally scheduled for January 1, the Low Emission Zone (ZFE) is postponed for one year in the Alsatian capital
Owners of vehicles put into service before January 1, 1997, have saved a little time. The city and the Eurometropolis of Strasbourg announced on Tuesday that the establishment of the Low Emission Zone (ZFE) was postponed. One year all stacked, i.e. January 1, 2022, instead of January 1, 2021.
"Due to the health crisis and the postponement of municipal elections, the state has granted an additional application period", justifies the inter-municipal authority in a press release. On January 1, 2022, vehicles without Crit'Air, ie those dating from before 1997, will no longer be able to circulate in the ZFE, or throughout the territory of the 33 municipalities, including Strasbourg. The Crit'Air 5 neither, ie diesel vehicles registered between January 1, 1997, and December 31, 2000. This last measure remains unchanged.
Alternative solutions proposed
“An offer of alternative mobility solutions will be proposed, in particular assistance for the purchase of electrically assisted bicycles and the development of carpooling and car-sharing. By 2025, they will be supplemented by increased on-demand transport (March 2021), extended tram lines, or even 100% clean CTS buses ”, further specify the city and the Eurometropolis.
Since 2018, a ZFE has already been set up in the city center of the Alsatian capital for delivery vehicles.