Rome’s New Mayor Seeks to Pedestrianize The Monuments

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’s new mayor, Ignazio Marino, is leading a crusade for by eliminating noisy, out-of-control traffic surrounding the ancient monuments. Starting with the Via dei Fori Imperiali – a major avenue connecting the Piazza Venezia to the Colosseum – Marino plans to ban private traffic so pedestrians will have a place to “bike, walk, enjoy this incredible archaeological site.” More on the story at NPR.

Cite: Rosenfield, Karissa. "Rome’s New Mayor Seeks to Pedestrianize The Monuments" 14 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 01 Aug 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=415530>

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