Rome Metro C tunnels reach Piazza Venezia

Tunnels for Rome's third metro line now reach Piazza Venezia. Excavations for Rome's Metro C tunnels from the Roman Forum to Piazza Venezia have been completed, the city's mayor Virginia Raggi announ...

Italy: Rome to name metro station after 'black partisan'

Rome votes to name future Amba Aradam metro stop after Giorgio Marincola. Rome city council backed a motion in early August to name a future Metro C station after the so-called partigiano nero or 'bl...

Rome: British tourists crash electric scooter into bin truck at Colosseum

Hospital and fines for tourists who shared the same scooter and broke a red light. Two British tourists who were travelling aboard the same electric scooter crashed into a bin truck near the Colosseu...

Two Rome buses burst into flames

Two Rome city buses went up in smoke while in service today. A Rome city bus burst into flames at 12.40 today, 10 August, between Viale Regina Margherita and Via Nomentana, reports Italian newspaper...

Rome bus drivers get martial arts training to deal with unruly passengers

Self-defence instruction for ATAC drivers to help them enforce covid-19 rules in Rome. Rome bus drivers are being trained in self-defence, including martial arts, as they continue to face aggression...

Rome to close section of Metro B in August

Metro B closure will affect EUR neighbourhood of Rome. Rome is to close the Laurentina-EUR Magliana section of the Metro B line, in both directions, from 8 until 23 August to allow for maintenance wo...

Rome public transport strike on 10 July

24-hour transport strike by ATAC, Roma Tpl and Cotral on Friday 10 July. Rome commuters can expect disruption to public transport services on Friday 10 July due to a 24-hour strike called by the Fais...

Electric Fiat 500 presented to President of Italy

Fiat presents the new electric 500 to President Mattarella. Italian car manufacturer Fiat presented its new electric Fiat 500 model to the president of Italy Sergio Mattarella on 3 July. The prese...

Rome mayor proceeds with cable car project

Cable car project in south Rome has funding of €30 million.Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has announced that preliminary works are underway on the EUR Magliana-Villa Bonelli cable car project, part of the...

Electric scooter chaos in Rome

Rome mayor says electric scooter users must respect the rules. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has added her voice to the growing controversy surrounding the dangerous use of electric scooters in the capit...

Rome's electric scooters: crashes and modified motors

E-scooters making headlines for all the wrong reasons in Rome. Rome's electric scooters, promoted strongly by the city as a sustainable form of transport, are increasingly popular with commuters, tou...

Rome public transport strike on 18 June

Metro and bus strike in Rome on Thursday 18 June. Rome commuters can expect disruption to public transport services due to a strike on the evening of Thursday 18 June, from 20.00 until midnight. T...

Rome pedestrian hit by electric scooter on Via del Corso

Electric scooter user in Bologna dies after crash. A pedestrian was taken to hospital after being hit by an electric scooter on Via del Corso, in central Rome, in the early hours of 13 June. The 3...

Where have Rome's Uber Jump bikes gone?

Uber Jump bikes are disappearing quietly from the streets of Rome. Why are Uber Jump bikes nowhere to be found in Rome? This is the question being asked by users of the capital's electric bike-sha...

Rome: woman knocked down by electric scooter

E-scooter incident occurred near Spanish Steps in Rome. A 15-year-old boy on an electric scooter knocked down a woman in Rome's Piazza di Spagna on 7 June, reports Italian news agency ANSA. The 48...
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