Traffic fines go digital.

A digital revolution is set to clear the 250,000 appeals against fines brought every year by people living in Rome, some 80 per cent of which involve traffic offences. In this way, the council hopes t...

January strikes.

A series of air and rail transport strikes are threatening travel in Italy after the Christmas holidays officially end on 7 January. On Monday 9 January four-hour national strike from 12.00-16.00. On...

Safety measures for taxi drivers.

A whole raft of measures including satellite monitoring, direct telephone links to the emergency services, onboard video cameras and payment card facilities, all intended to improve the safety of taxi...

New parking fees.

In the latest changes by the Rome city councils to its parking regulations there will be an increase in parking fees for non-residents (from 1 per hour to 1.50 per hour) in central areas. But in other...

Trouble on the railways.

The inauguration of the new high-speed train (TAV) from Rome to Naples scheduled on 21 December was postponed following the rail crash on 20 December near Frosinone on the Rome-Cassino line which inju...

New train station opens.

A new train station was officially opened mid December at Parco Leonardo in Via Portuense close to Fiumicino international airport. Fiumicino-Parco Leonardo, as it is called, is on the line FR1 Fiumic...

Tunnel may replace S. Lorenzo flyover.

The heavily built-up S. Lorenzo-Tiburtina area of Rome may be in for cleaner, quieter and less-congested times. Rome urban planning councillor, Roberto Morassut, speaking at the reopening of the renov...

Val di Susa truce.

A truce has been declared between the Italian government and protesters in the Val di Susa in Piedmont in the north west of the country. The protesters have been demonstrating against the building of...

Tolls on Rome's ring road.

Two key transport arteries servicing the Rome metropolitan area the Grande Raccordo Anulare (GRA) ring road and the Rome-Fiumicino motorway could become toll-paying roads. Drivers accessing the GRA...

Via Tritone re-opened.

Roadworks have been completed on one of Romes busiest thoroughfares, Via del Tritone, between Largo Chigi and Largo Tritone. The works, which began in August, meant that part of the street became one-...

Free buses for the over-70s.

Public transport will be free for all residents of Rome and Lazio over 70 or who are war invalids and who have an annual income of 15,000 or less for a trial period, in December and January. To have...

Driving regulations shelved.

Earlier this year the Italian courts decided that laws removing points from licences for driving offences was unconstitutional and that the law needed amending. On 16 November the centre-right governm...

Rome and Milan move closer.

Trenitalia is launching a new high-speed train service on 3 November, T-Biz between Rome and Milan to compete with the airline companies. The trains, designed for business people will make only one st...

Tightening up on tour buses.

A new agreement has been reached between the tour operators, the bus companies and the Rome city council to regulate the numbers of tourist buses entering the city centre daily. From 1 January 2006, 3...

New rules for tourist buses.

In an effort to curb tourist coaches laying siege to Romes historic centre, deputy mayor Mariapia Garavaglia has announced new parking rules to apply as of January 2006. Extending the rules in force f...

Traffic regulations get tough.

Yet more changes to the Italian laws regarding the use of motorcycles and the fines for traffic offences have been passed through the Italian senate. From the 1 January 2007 14-year-olds will no longe...

Air traffic controllers to strike on 19 October.

Air traffic controllers at Romes Fiumicino International airport have declared a four-hour strike on Wednesday19 October from 12.00 - 16.00. The strike has caused the cancellation of 102 Alitalia flig...

Discounts for clean motorbikes.

From 25 October, Rome residents will receive a discount when buying ecological motorcycles and electric cars. The Lazio regional government has set aside 4 million in subsidies for 2005. To receive th...

Double-park at your peril.

Romes political leaders have been promising action for years to tackle the epidemic of double-parking in the city. From Monday 17 October the traffic authorities will be redoubling their efforts to ta...

Limiting night-time traffic.

The ZTL, the limited traffic zones in the historic centre of Rome, S. Lorenzo and Trastevere, will be closed to private traffic on Friday and Saturday nights beginning Friday 7 October from 23.00 03....
Booking.com

STAY CONNECTED

141.188Fans Like
3.406Followers Follow
219Subscribers Subscribe
11.200Followers Follow

Create your Widget

Rome areas

all Rome areas

Latest classifieds

Bright, remodeled 3-bedroom flat near the Aurelian Wall

Via Cesare Federici - We have a large, bright, recently renovated apartment renting semi-furnished to expats. (furniture in photos is tenant's who are willing to sell!) It is on t...