Easy to scrap your old car

For the next six months, Rome city council is offering residents a cheap and easy way to get rid of that old car or moped taking up space in their garage. A simple, local phone-call to the Roma Cap...

Still more anti-smog measures for Rome

Rome has prohibited the circulation of cars, motorcycles and mopeds with even-numbered licence plates within the Fascia Verde (the area inside the GRA ring road) on Friday 2 December from 09.00-13.00...

More anti-smog measures in Rome

The city has barred the most polluting vehicles from circulating within Rome

Vehicles off limits for second day

On Monday 28 November the area known as the Fascia Verde inside Rome

Rome residents to conduct survey on recycling rubbish scheme

Residents of the historic centre are to be asked their opinion on the new differentiated rubbish collection scheme introduced by the city rubbish collection and disposal company AMA for homes and busi...

Colleferro residents plan pollution study.

A group of residents in the dormitory community of Colleferro 50 km south of Rome are organising a grassroots effort to determine the air pollution levels created by a plant of twin waste gasifiers, w...

Euro 0 scooters banned from Rome.

All motorcycles and scooters in the Euro 0 polluting category will be banned from driving in within Rome

Cocaine in the air.

An air quality study by the Italian national research agency, Consiglio Nazionale di Ricerca (CNR), has revealed the presence of airborne cocaine in quantities high enough to be considered a pollutant...

Termini to recycle.

National rail company Ferrovie dello Stato has announced that it is setting up an initiative to recycle waste at Rome

Even number plate ban Thursday 22 Feb.

Cars with license plates ending in even numbers will be banned from the city

Star-studded Sanremo festival.

The ever-popular Sanremo song festival, now in its 57th year, will take place from 27 February to 3 March. The musical competition will be held at Sanremo

Traffic free Sunday called off.

The total traffic ban, programmed in Rome for Sunday 12 March, has been postponed. Recent weather conditions have been blustery and wet which has helped to disperse the poisons in the air, making the...


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