Traffic-free Sunday in Rome on 24 March

Traffic restrictions on Sunday 24 March to battle smog in Rome.

Rome has banned motorists from driving within the fascia verde (green belt) on Sunday 24 March from 07.30 to 12.30, and from 16.30 until 20.30.

The traffic ban is designed to curb air pollution and is the third installment of the "Ecological Sunday" initiative so far this year.

There are a number of exemptions to the ban including electric cars and vehicles with special permits for disabled drivers.

For details see city website.

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