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Rome's New Mayor Seeks to Pedestrianize The Monuments

Rome's New Mayor Seeks to Pedestrianize The Monuments
Rome's New Mayor Seeks to Pedestrianize The Monuments , © Franco Origlia/Getty Images via NPR
© Franco Origlia/Getty Images via NPR

Rome’s new mayor, Ignazio Marino, is leading a crusade for walkability 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: Karissa Rosenfield. "Rome's New Mayor Seeks to Pedestrianize The Monuments " 14 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/415530/rome-s-new-mayor-seeks-to-pedestrianize-the-monuments/>
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