Rome bus crashes into tree: 14 injured

Investigation underway into serious bus crash in Rome. A Rome city bus crashed into a tree on the city's Via Cassia, causing multiple injuries, four of them serious but none believed to be life-threa...

Rome metro station closes over faulty escalators

Rome Metro A station of Furio Camillo closed due to escalator problems. The Furio Camillo station on Rome's Metro A line closed on the morning of 16 October due to problems related to its escalators....

Rome metro station closes for three months to fix escalators and lifts

Rome's Metro A station Baldo degli Ubaldi will close from 18 October. Rome is to close the Baldo delgi Ubadli station on the city's Metro A line for "about three months" - from 18 October - to carry...

Taxi shortage at Rome's main railway station

Consumer watchdog prepares complaint on taxi situation at Termini.The lack of taxis at Rome's central Termini train station and the justifications on behalf of taxi drivers, who complain of excessive...

Rome metro station closed for 200 days

Environmentalists protest outside Rome metro station closed since March. Italian environmental association Legambiente held a protest outside Rome's Barberini metro station as it reached its 200th da...

Rome metro: Roma Metropolitane to go into liquidation

Opening of Rome's Metro C station at Roman Forum slips to 2024. Roma Metropolitane, the company overseeing the construction of Rome's Metro C project, will go into a "controlled liquidation", however...

Rome's Metro B closes for three weekends in October

Weekend closures affect 13 stations on Rome's Metro B line. In addition to closing at the earlier hour of 21.00 each night until 9 December, half of the stations on Rome's Metro B will be completely...

23 Rome buses have caught fire in 2019

19 ATAC buses and four Roma TPL buses catch fire in Rome so this year.Rome's public transport company ATAC is carrying out an investigation after one of its buses caught fire while in service in the B...

Rome bus drivers strike over violence

Three bus drivers attacked in Rome in recent days.Trade unions representing Rome's public transport sector have called a two-hour bus strike on Thursday 26 September in protest over increasing cases o...

Rome to raise bus ticket price to €2 from 2023

Price hike reportedly part of contract between Trenitalia and Lazio Region. The cost of tickets on Rome's public transport network is to increase from the current €1.50 to €2, from 2023, according to...

Rome introduces contactless payment for ticket-free metro

Fast-track access with Tap&Go contactless payment on Rome metro. Rome's public transport company ATAC has introduced fast-track payment turnstiles for the city’s metro and train network, allowing...

Rome metro lift and escalators broken: commuters carry disabled tourist

Local passengers carry South American wheelchair user down steps to Rome metro station. A 50-year-old wheelchair user from South America was carried down the steps to Cipro metro station after realis...

Rome mayor blasts vandals of plastic recycling machine

Rome commuters recycle more than 350,000 plastic bottles since July. Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has blasted the "incivili" who vandalised one of the city's three recycling machines which exchange plas...

143 road deaths in Rome in 2018

More than 100 people have lost their lives on Rome's roads this year.There were 143 deaths recorded in traffic accidents on Rome's roads in 2018, according to figures released by the Associazione Sost...

Blackouts and breakdowns on Rome's subway

Hundreds of passengers on Rome metro forced to walk through tunnel to Colosseum. The morning of Friday 13 September has been a "venerdì nero" for commuters on Rome's underground network. First, pa...
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