Weekly car ban to combat smog

Half of Rome's cars have been banned from circulating within the fascia verde, which roughly corresponds to the area inside the Grande Raccordo Anulare ring-road, from 15.00-19.00 on Wednesdays. Under...

Strikes are back

New transport strikes are scheduled again now that the festive season it over. On Friday 9 January urban public transport systems throughout the country will come to a standstill for most of the day....

Rome parents ignore road safety rules

According to a survey conducted at the beginning of December at two primary schools in Rome 83 per cent of the children who were driven to school by their parents did not wear their safety belts. This...

Upcoming strikes

Trade unions in Italy are not allowed to strike during the holiday period 17 Dec-8 Jan but stoppages in the transport sector are scheduled before these dates. Railway workers belonging to the Orsa tra...

Milan-Rome suburbs in under four hours

A new train service starting mid-December will connect the suburban stations of Milano Rogoredo to Roma Tiburtina in three hours fifty five minutes. The trains will still begin and end their journeys...

Motoring fines office struggles to cope

The office that deals with the appeals of Rome car owners who believe they have received motoring fines unfairly or whose payments have not been registered will now hear only a limited number of cases...

S. Lorenzo traffic restrictions

The lively district of S. Lorenzo will be closed to private traffic, excluding drivers with access permits, every Friday and Saturday night 20.00-03.00 from 1 December in an attempt to ease congestion...

Public transport strike

Public transport may suffer industrial action on Monday 1 December from 08.30 until 16.30 when a strike is scheduled to halt buses, trams, the metro and COTRAL buses that connect Rome with the suburbs...

Slow buses ever emptier

Sluggish public transport is finding it increasingly difficult to woo Italians away from their beloved cars, according to a new report by environmental association Legambiente. On average, it says, It...

More works at the station

The next phase of redevelopment at Rome's Termini's station is set to begin early next year. The works will include the construction of two car parks, one over the rail-tracks and another on nearby Vi...

Cost of public transport to rise

The cost of public transport in Rome is set to rise from 1 Nov, when the first price increases in a decade come into effect. The cost of the most popular ticket, the BIT (biglietto integrato a tempo),...

Strike to hit public transport in Rome

A four-hour public transport strike to be held from 10.00 on Fri 12 Sept will affect buses, trams and metros in Rome and coaches that connect the city with surrounding areas. Vehicles that have alread...

Road deaths down

The number of road deaths in Italy this summer is down by 35 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to figures published by the interior ministry. Between 30 June and 28 August ther...

Testaccio traffic restrictions

The lively nightspot of Testaccio southeast of the historic centre is closed to non-resident traffic every weekend night until September. Traffic police are patrolling Via Galvani, Via Ghiberti, Piazz...

New highway code

New road rules were introduced at the start of July in an attempt to improve road safety in time for the summer holidays, when millions of Italians traditionally jump into their cars. Italy has one of...

Holiday transport

One hundred million vehicles are expected to take to the roads of Italy during the holiday season 24 July-2 September. If you want to avoid the worst of the jams, the Societ Autostrade advises against...

Transport strikes and protests

Rome's taxi drivers have announced they will hold a 24-hour strike on Monday 14 July in protest at illegal cabs, taxis from other provinces and regions which pick up passengers in the capital, and con...

Travellers' tales

A book of stories written by passengers on Rome's public transport system has been published under the title "Parole in corsa". The 173 tales were selected from more than 300 sent to the Trambus web s...

Next stop Quintiliani

Rome has a new metro stop, "Quintiliani" on line B between Monti Tiburtini and FS Tiburtina stations. The station in the Pietralata district in the northeast of Rome was constructed at the end of the...

Transport strikes

Air passengers in Italy have a potentially difficult month ahead with a series of planned strikes within the sector. According to the transport ministry, on 24 June air traffic controllers will be out...
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