In the city of Rome, there are two main
types of urban mobility.
Cars and Moped Bicycles Buses Underground tram
Public transport is a fundamental element of urban
There are two underground lines ( A and B).
Lenght : 36,5 km
Number of stations :
Working trains: 449
Offer: 33,8 milioni
Passengers : 870°000 a
La linea A conta esattamente 27 stazioni, che attraversano la Capitale da Sud-Est a
From South-East a North-West. Nord-Ovest,
In 1959 the
construction of a new
underground line was
Route of 34,5 km
The line will be available
in Decembre 2015
Management of public transport is carried out by a joint
venture made up of …
The firm running The firm running
The main party
the bus services the undergound
In the city of Rome public transport (buses and
trams) is carried out by a company called ATAC.
ATAC was set up
in 1911. Before
that there was a
different kind of
public transport …
In the 20s ATAC took over the management of bus lines
In the 60s, due to huge urbanization, Rome mobility was
Nowadays ATAC has got more
than 2700 buses and covers
2000 km of roads.
Buses have an essential role in public urban
Tickets cost 1 euro both for buses and underground and are
valid for 75 minutes.
Buses are on duty everyday from 5.30
a.m to 12 p.m.
There are 27 night-lines marked with
the letter “N”. They are on duty from
1.30 a.m to 5.30 a.m.
Rome is one of the cities with the highest level of private
motorization. Every citizen has got at least a car.
Roma ‘ n bike Bike Sharing
The city council is encouraging sustainable
mobility by building cycle paths.
Past … Future…
In 2001 there were 76 km have been
74,5 km of cycle paths. planned.
• Pista ciclabile Tevere Nord (Labaro – Ponte Risorgimento)
• Pista ciclopedonale Tevere Centro(Ponte Risorgimento - PonteSublicio)
• Pista ciclabile Tevere Sud (Ponte Sublicio - Ponte di Mezzocammino)
• Ciclovia della Musica (Villa Ada - Ponte Milvio)
• Villa Borghese (Villa Ada - Ponte Risorgimento)
• Via Nomentana (Piazza Sempione - Porta Pia)
• Dorsale ciclabile Aniene (Piazza Sempione – Villa Ada)
• Viale Palmiro Togliatti (Ponte Mammolo – Cinecittà)
• Dorsale ciclabile Cristoforo Colombo (Ponte Palatino – Laurentina)
• Rete ciclabile di Tor Vergata
• Pista ciclabile di via della Pisana
Unfortunately cycle paths have a lot of problems.
Here are the weaknesses of the cycle network:
Lack of mantainance
Obstacles (cross- roads, traffic
Unclear traffic signs
Roman drivers are the ones who spend more time in their cars in Italy
with 74 minutes a day.
Average speed of
a car in Rome.
There are 955
Air pollution is a pressing issue. It damages both the health
of citizens and the environment.
Yearly quantities of air pollution
88 t. from private vehicles
191 t. from mopeds
358 t. from commercial vehicles
59 t. from public transport
In order to reduce the level of air pollution the city council
has set days of alternate number-plates and ecological
The most severe
restrictions were in 2005,
each thursday for 12
ZTL (Traffic Limited Zone) extends for 4,2 kmq.
Sageguard historical and
1. archeological heritage of
Encourage the use of
3. public trasport.
From monday to friday from 6.30
a.m to 6.00 p.m.
On saturday from 2.00 p.m. to
On Friday and
Saturday also from
12.00 p.m. to 3.00 a.m
In Rome Roads have always been a legend. They cross limits
of time and space and make eternity and the ancient dream
of supremacy come true.
because it is
still alive in
48 % of inner roads has no
55 % of traffic signs is not
35 % of fast running
roads has got dangerous
Traffic si concentrated near the
main exchange stations: In the morning traffic generally
flows toward the historical
Trastevere Tuscolana centre , while in the evening it
Ostiense Flaminio flows toward the outskirts.
Anulare” is the ring road
which sorrounds Rome .
Lenght: 68,22 Km
E. 11 millions per
It’s one of the most crowded
motorways in Italy.
On average there are 18 dead
and 1000 wounded people per
Via Ardeatina Via C. Colombo
Via Tuscolana Via della Magliana
Via Pontina Via della Pisana
Via Boccea Via Appia Nuova
Via Trionfale Via Collatina
Via Bufalotta Via Prenestina
Most of the present road
system is still based on the
Ancient Roman plan.
“Botticelle” are typical 80 years ago they were
traditional means of the uncontrasted
transport. “queens” of public
1856 : “Botticelle” 1863: 1928 – 29:
first appeared in Regulation of prices Their number decreased
Rome. from 700 to 400.
0,31 square metres per
191 pedestrian areas
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