And in order to tempt drivers to leave their vehicles at home free public transport will be available.
Motorcyclists will also face restricted use.
The bad news for Parisians and those visiting the capital is that pollution levels rival Beijing, China. That means they are terribly high. "On Friday, pollution levels hit 180 microgrammes of PM10 particulates per cubic metre, more than double the safe limit of 80" reports BBC News.
Cycle lanes and safer roads for cyclists would be a great step forward.
Monday evening pollution levels will be assessed before it is decided whether restrictions will be in place for an extended period of time. Using it as a short sharp shock though will not solve the regions' pollution problems.