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Following the successful trial of 13 remote traffic control cameras on Italian roads, in use since July 2004, Italian police are set to install a further 16 cameras from Venice in the north to Sicily in the south of the...
Parking in Rome is set to get easier with a new car park along the Lungotevere, close to Piazza del Popolo. Construction of the Arnaldo da Brescia car park is due to start in September, having received a green light from...
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Works on the road surface of Via del Tritone between Largo Chigi and Largo Tritone, one of the busiest intersection in Romes historic centre, started at the beginning of August. The works, which are due to be completed i...
Rome city council's urban parking plan foresees the creation of some 50,000 parking spaces for residents and commuters in and around the city centre over the next few years. With some 11,000 spots already opened and a fu...
Maintenance has begun on roads throughout Rome. More than 96 roads are due for attention in the first phase of works, which should be completed by September. Repairs were urgently needed before the heavy rain of the past...
Every day, one in two Italians commute, whether by car, train, bus or tram. According to a survey by the Italian statistics institute, Istat , 26 million people travel every day from one Italian city to another. Two thir...
The Rome city council has approved the creation of three new cycle paths. The areas involved are Mandrione, Tor Vergata and Ostia. Public tenders for the construction work will be published in the next few weeks and buil...
The ninth Thursday of restricted traffic in Rome is on 10 March. Vehicles with licence plates ending with an even number will not be allowed to circulate in the "fascia verde" - the green zone - between the 09.00 -12.00...
The Rome city council, the city's public transport company, ATAC and Legambiente, the environmental association, have introduced a new car-sharing scheme aimed at reducing the number of vehicles on the city's roads. The...
There are currently 5,821 cabs in the capital but there may soon to be 6,121. The news was broken by the mayor Walter Veltroni, who announced a decision that has been taken by the city council. The number of taxis in the...
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Vehicles with number plates ending in an odd number are banned from Romes roads on Thursday 3 March from 09.00-12.00 and 15.00-19.00. Sunday 6 March is a traffic-free day in the city. No vehicles can circulate from 10.00...
Ryanair, the Irish low-cost airline, has introduced two new routes between Rome and the United Kingdom: one flight a day to and from Liverpool (northwest England) and one a day to and from Durham (northeast England). The...
Young people from 14 - 17 can now study for their motorcycle driving licence on line The ministry of education and the road safety section of the national association of insurers, ANIA, are providing a free website to ma...
The seventh Thursday of restricted traffic in Rome is on 24 February. Vehicles with licence plates ending with an even number will not be allowed to circulate in the "fascia verde" - the green zone - between the 09.00 -1...
On Thursday 17 February vehicles with licence plates ending in an odd number will not be able circulate in the "fascia verde" in Rome. This is the sixth Thursday when private traffic on the city roads in the "green zone"...
The European Union laid down guidelines on gas emissions and pollution in 1999 that came into effect in Italy on the 1 January 2005. The rules say that levels polvere sottile (fine dust) must not exceed 50 micrograms per...
On Sunday 13 February all private traffic, including motorcycles, will be banned from circulating within the "green zone" in Rome from 10.00 until 18.00. This is a large area of the city and extends well beyond the histo...
Railway workers unions have confirmed a 24-hour train strike, starting at 21.00 on 10 February until the same time on Friday 11 February. The walkout is in defiance of a ruling by the government's minister for infrastruc...
British Airways, the flagship British carrier, is to lay off all the staff at its bookings call centre in Rome. The company has decided to reduce costs and encourage on-line booking, even though passengers travelling wit...
An Italian high court has declared that sections of the highway code, introduced in July 2003, are illegal. The court has ruled that points can be deducted from a licence only if the driver of the vehicle committing the...
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