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Public Transportation in Florence

Public Transportation in Florence September 16, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Florence is easily accessible by foot but it is always nice to jump on a bus or tram or Tramvia when your dogs start barking. The buses are very easy to take and it’s even easier to take the tram. The tickets for both the bus and tram are exactly the same, so if you have to travel with the bus and...

Electric cars, more bike paths in Florence

Electric cars, more bike paths in Florence March 10, 2011 | What's New | Read More
The Ecopass scheme started in London and was introduced in 2008 by Milan’s city council. The idea is to collect tolls for vehicles that enter the city center limited traffic zone. Mayor Renzi’s knows of the success of the Milan and London programs to keep the traffic low in the city center, but he...

Tramvia is warming up to locals, tourists

Tramvia is warming up to locals, tourists December 15, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Since the Tramvia’s Line 1 started operating on February 14th, 2010, the number of passengers a day has rose from 25 passengers to 40,000 in the past eight months. The Tramvia has taken 3,000 private cars off the road during rush hour that travel from Scandicci to Florence every day. The line passes...

A Greener, more Livable Florence

A Greener, more Livable Florence November 12, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Mayor Renzi has proposed a plan to reclaim all the pieces of land in the city center of Florence. There are many old buildings boarded up in Florence like near San Lorenzo, old hotels near the station that are just wasted space. “We are the city of flowers. Fiorenza, not concrete.” His proposal...

Buses, Tramvia getting around Florence

Buses, Tramvia getting around Florence August 18, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Florence is a walkable city for the most part.  Although since you will be walking a lot and ALL DAY LONG, sometimes it is nice to ride the public transportation to give you feet a break.  Florence has a great bus system called ATAF that you can rely on when you want to sit and gaze at the scenery...
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