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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 stop, in Bologna, and...
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, 300 permits will be i...
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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 for Jubilee 2000, the...
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 longer be allowed to driv...
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 flights and may well put...
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 the discount, anyone b...
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 tackle the problem alo...
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 03.00. The closure, whi...
The bicycle is the most modern way of getting around because its quicker than a car about town and doesnt pollute. You can also see where youre going and stop and greet other people, said Romes mayor, Walter Veltroni, in...
The Italian minister of the environment, Altero Matteoli, has announced that transport vouchers may soon be available in Rome. According to a scheme devised in agreement with Romes public transport company, ATAC, transpo...
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Residents in the town of Ciampino, next to Romes second airport on the outskirts of the city, are calling for a round table to discuss the future of the airport and for an inspection of safety standards. At a crowded an...
Trenitalia the Italian national railway company has launched Happy Train, a new promotion offering 10 tickets for last-minute bookings made on its website or at its call centre. Passengers may book up to seven days in...
The European car-free day will be held on 22 September, but in Rome it will be marked on 25 September when the city has programmed an ecological Sunday. From 10.00-18.00 on Sunday, all private traffic will be banned from...
Beach trains from Romes Porta S. Paolo to Lido di Ostia will be getting more than just a facelift from 1 October. Their frequency will increase from every 10 to every eight minutes, and by the end of the year they are ex...
Pay-and-display car parking will be introduced around the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Aventino from 19 September, costing 1 per hour. In S. Saba the area from Piazza di Porta S. Paolo...
Laws for motorcycle riders, introduced by the Italian parliament in August, are proving too severe, according to the national union of local and city police. The laws allow the police to confiscate a motorcycle under cer...
Three months and 50 million have been dedicated over the summer to improving the state of the roads in the city of Rome. When the city schools closed for the summer holidays, work began on 101 roads and piazzas, and more...
The Italian civil aviation authority, ENAC, has released the names of five airlines that are not allowed to fly to or over Italy. They have been added to the two airlines which were banned in 2004, (a third airline was o...
The provincial government of Bolzano in the northern Trentino-Alto Adige region of Italy has decided to charge a toll to vehicles using two mountain passes that lead to Austria, the Stelvio and the Rombo passes. From sum...
The high price of oil may put plans to save Italys flagship airline Alitalia at risk. The airline, which has been working on a restructuring programme to cut costs, has thrashed out difficult agreements with the trades u...
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