Economy / Tourism / Transport

Are Italian highways too expensive?

For long the European Union has been accusing Italy of favoring too much the contractors managing its highways. Despite this, Mr Renzi’s budget law and another Decree enacted by the Government not only prorogued their contracts for six months, but allowed them to increase yet again the tolls paid by users. The newspaper Il Corriere della … Continue reading

Crime and Court news / Tourism / Transport

Saboteurs targeting Italian railways

A serie of sabotages against the Italian railway network climaxed today when an arson in the Santa Viola station disrupted the railway traffic in the area around Bologna. According to the investigators the sabotages are not connected with the popular movement opposing high speed railway links for environmental reasons, but rather with the writers’ subculture. … Continue reading