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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...
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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...
The transport commission of the European Union has opened an enquiry into the proposed 1,2 billion recapitalization needed to save Italys state flag carrier Alitalia from closure. The enquiry wants confirmation that the...
Cars and motorcycles will be banned from Romes streets on Sunday 16 January from 10.00 18.00 in a further attempt to cut pollution, which has reached dangerous levels in the city. The Sunday ban follows eleven days of...
Railway workers, responsible for safety on Italian rail tracks, are asking all railway workers to join them in a 24 hour strike from 21.00 on Sunday 16 January until the same time on Monday 17 January to protest at cost-...
The city authorities in Florence have ruled that from 1 January 2005 they will not renew entry permits for the historic centre to sports utility vehicles (SUV), jeeps, and four wheel drive cars which weigh more than Kg18...
Quick counters have been introduced for travellers arriving at the railway station less than 15 minutes before their train departs. Trenitalia has opened counters at the following stations: Roma Termini, Napoli Centrale...
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Trenitalia has announced that it is to dedicate one high-speed train every day to Milan, and back, at the special price of 9 each way. The new service is not a temporary offer and will be included in the trenitalia timet...
Magistrates in Rome are investigating irregularities regarding fines issued by assistant traffic police in the city. The complaints include fines being given to the same car in two different areas of the city at the same...
Sunday 7 November will be the last traffic free day in Rome for this year. The historic centre is closed to all traffic, even that of residents, from early morning to early evening on these ecological Sundays, as well as...
The Fiat 500, the car which was launched in 1957 and became an Italian legend, has been declared exempt from the anti-pollution laws on Italian cars under 1000 ccs and over 25 years old. The Fiat motor company made 3. 2...
According to figures on road accidents released by Urban Audit, which collects information on the living conditions in189 cities in the 15 European Union countries, Rome is the most dangerous of the 15 capital cities exa...
Italys transport trade unions have announced a national public transport strike on Friday 22 October from 08.30-17.00 and from 20.00-24.00. Normal services are only guaranteed between 04.10-08.29 and 17.00-20.00. The sto...
The Rome councillor responsible for traffic, Mario Di Carlo, has announced that measures will soon be taken to discourage the entrance of big four-wheel-drive vehicles into the city centre. The vehicles, which take up mo...
From 15 Oct Rome's Trastevere area will be closed to traffic every Fri-Sat evening between 21.00-03.00 for one year. Rome now has two such zones: S. Lorenzo, near the main railway station, is closed Wed-Sat between 21.00...
On 24 October the Italian Touring Club will celebrate its 110th anniversary with festivities in some of the most important squares in 26 cities throughout Italy. All over the country the TCI will set up stands to welcome...
The Lazio regional government of has just completed a survey of the eight main commuter railway routes to the capital run by Trenitalia. Eight hundred local trains carry 300,000 passengers a day and the survey found that...
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