New city bus serving Rome's Ciampino airport

Rome city bus now connects Ciampino to Metro B line. Rome's public transport company ATAC has introduced a new city bus line connecting the capital's Ciampino airport with the Metro B station at Laur...

Rome public transport strike on 12 September

ATAC and Roma TPL to hold four-hour strike. A four-hour strike by Rome's public transport company ATAC is programmed from 08.30 to 12.30 on Tuesday 12 September. The action will affect Rome’s buses,...

Rome mayor pledges to save city transport company

Raggi says privatisation of ATAC is not an option.Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has pledged to save the capital's public transport company ATAC while acknowledging that the debt-laden firm had "risked ban...

Rome's Metro C to close 9-10 September

Weekend closure to allow for testing on Rome's third metro line.The entire Metro C line will be closed for testing during the weekend of 9-10 September. The closure will also facilitate works on the l...

Rome's Metro A returns to full service

Metro A line reopens four days ahead of schedule.Rome's Metro A line returned to full service on the morning of 31 August, four days ahead of schedule, following a month-long partial closure to facili...

Rome at risk of commissioner says fired budget councillor

Fired budget councillor says ATAC debts could prove catastrophic for Rome. Rome city council is at risk of being put under a special commissioner according to former budget councillor Andrea Mazzillo...

New president of Rome public transport company

ATAC denies bankruptcy claims days after departure of director general. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has appointed Paolo Simioni as new president and managing director of Rome public transport company A...

Rome reduces public transport services in August

Rome summer public transport timetable coincides with Metro A closure. Rome’s public buses, metro and trams are following a reduced summer timetable from 31 July until the end of August, in time for...

Partial closure of Rome's Metro A line in August

Central section of Rome's Metro A line to close for works in August. Rome's Metro A will be closed between Termini and Arco di Travertino from 31 July until 3 September, to facilitate the completion...

Rome subway driver investigated after woman trapped in train doors

A Rome subway driver is currently under investigation for causing bodily harm and violating health and safety procedures after a passenger was caught in the doors of a Metro B train and dragged along...

Rome public transport strikes on 20 July

Rome commuters will be affected by several nationwide and local public transport strikes on Thursday 20 July. A 24-hour strike by Rome's public transport company ATAC is programmed from 08.30 to 17.0...

Public transport strikes in Rome on 6 July

National strikes proclaimed by public transport unions. Rome commuters will be affected by several nationwide public transport strikes on Thursday 6 July, including a 24-hour strike action. Two...

Ryanair reiterates offer to buy "restructured" Alitalia

Irish airline would invest as long as it got majority of Alitalia. Low-cost Irish airline Ryanair has reiterated its offer to buy the troubled Alitalia carrier but only if "major changes" were made...

Transport strike called off

Transport minister calls off strike on 26 June. Monday's transport strikes in both Rome and Milan have been called off by the minister for transport, Graziano Delrio. According to the ministry o...

Car-sharing at Rome's Fiumicino airport

Car2go and Enjoy offer services to and from Rome's main airport. The Car2go car-sharing system has launched a new service connecting Rome commuters with the capital's Leonardo Da Vinci airport in F...

Rome public transport strike on Monday 26 June

National strike will affect Rome buses, metro and trains. Rome commuters will be affected by a nationwide public transport strike – the second in ten days – scheduled between 08.30 and 12.30 on Mon...

Rome plans more cable cars and new tram lines

Rome transport minister launches urban plan of sustainable mobility. Two additional cable cars in Rome have been proposed by the city's transport councillor Linda Meleo as part of the capital's urb...

Nationwide transport strike called on 16 June

The strike will affect buses, metro, regional trains, air traffic and sea travel Rome's commuters will be affected by a 24-hour public transport strike on Friday 16 June, called by trade unions to...

Enjoy scooter sharing abandons Rome

Enjoy announces new Fiumicino airport service from 1 July. The Enjoy scooter sharing system is to cease operating in Rome from July, just over one year after launching in the capital. The compan...

Driverless city bus crashes in Rome's Piazza Venezia

Smart car driver hospitalised after being hit by driverless ATAC bus. Rome's public transport company ATAC has launched an internal investigation after one of its buses – minus its driver – crashed...

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