Italy offers public transport bonus for commuters

How will Italy's new public transport voucher work? Italy's outgoing government is launching a public transport voucher - valued at up to €60 - for students, workers and pensioners with an income of...

Rome clamps down on electric scooter chaos with new rules

Capital to cut number of scooters on streets in major overhaul. Rome's city administration has published the tenders for the selection of three electric scooter companies which will begin operating i...

Rome mayor suggests free public transport

Rome's mayor Roberto Gualtieri has raised the prospect of introducing "free or almost free" public transport in the capital this autumn, according to Italian news reports. Citing similar projects i...

Italy taxi drivers protest in Rome against Uber

Police seal off area around Italian parliament as taxi drivers protest. Italian taxi drivers demonstrated near parliament in central Rome on Wednesday, in protest over the government's competition bi...

Italy faces two-day taxi strike on 5 and 6 July

Taxi drivers to protest in centre of Rome on 5 July. Italy's taxi drivers have confirmed a nationwide 48-hour strike on Tuesday and Wednesday in protest over the government's competition bill. Tra...

Rome's Metro A to close early for a year and a half

Tram 8 line also to be upgraded. Rome's Metro A line will close early for a year and a half to allow the city to carry out maintenance work, starting from Monday 4 July. The early closures, at 21....

Dogs travel free on Italy's long-distance trains this summer

Trenitalia seeks to reduce number of dogs abandoned over summer holidays. Dogs can travel free of charge on Italy's Frecce and Intercity long-distance trains this summer, Trenitalia has announced....

Rome launches Tap&Go contactless ticketing on buses

Tap&Go contactless payment system was introduced on Rome's metro in 2019. Rome commuters will soon be able to avail of contactless ticketing on the city's entire transport network with the launch...

Italy faces public transport strikes on Friday 17 June

National strike to affect Italy's entire transport sector. Italy's public transport network will be disrupted by a national general strike on Friday 17 June, with rail services affected from 21.00 on...

Rome reopens Vigna Clara train station after 32 years

Rome train station opened for 1990 World Cup. Vigna Clara train station, which connects north Rome to the rest of the city, reopened to trains on Monday morning for the first time in 32 years. Bui...

Rome bus and metro strike on Friday 17 June

Four-hour strike to affect Rome's bus, metro, tram and light rail services. Commuters in Rome face a four-hour public transport strike on Friday 17 June, from 08.30 to 12.30. The strike will affec...

Rome mayor wants subway to stay open 24 hours at weekends

Underground in Rome currently closes at 01.30 at weekends and 23.30 on weekdays. Rome mayor Roberto Gualtieri said he wants the city's subway system to run all night at weekends and to extend its ope...

Italy faces public transport strikes on 20 May

General strike on Friday to disrupt services by Italy's public and private transport companies. Italy's transport sector faces disruption on Friday 20 May due to a national general strike to protest ...

Rome to cut number of electric scooters in city

Only two per cent of Rome's rental electric scooters are in use, says transport councillor. Rome aims to greatly reduce the number of rental electric scooters in circulation in the capital, from 14,5...

Rome subway stations to get cash machines

ATMs to be installed in metro stations in the capital. Rome is to install cash machines in 25 subway stations on the Metro A and B lines over the next few months, with works set to begin on 4 May....

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