Articles Tagged ‘matteorenzi’

Pedestrian Streets From Via Tornabuoni to Piazza Pitti

Pedestrian Streets From Via Tornabuoni to Piazza Pitti July 2, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Since Piazza del Duomo was changed to a pedestrian only street, there has been a bit of hype from the locals and residents who live historic center. As a person who usually rides her bike or walks everywhere, I felt that the change was good. Although I had forgotten about the people, unlike myself,...

La Torre di San Niccolo is opened

La Torre di San Niccolo is opened June 29, 2011 | What's New | Read More
As Mayor Renzi promised the Fiorentini last year, he has put money towards restoring the tower of San Niccolo, costing 300 thousand euros. In recent months, the tower has been restored and safe for people to enter. Originally part of the walls surrounding the historic center, it was one of the doors...

New Pedestrian streets starting June 24

New Pedestrian streets starting June 24 June 15, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Are you enjoying the traffic-free Piazza del Duomo? Well now there will be even more space to wander through the ancient cobblestones of Florence. Piazza Pitti, Piazza Santo Spirito, Via Tornabuoni and Via Por Santa Maria will be open only to pedestrians from here on out. Mayor Renzi has been on a mission...

Via Tornabuoni,Piazza Pitti only for pedestrians 21st June

Via Tornabuoni,Piazza Pitti only for pedestrians 21st June May 10, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Via Tornabuoni and Piazza Pitti will soon be only for pedestrian copying Piazza del Duomo. Mayor Renzi doesn’t stop to amaze me. He has proposed on Facebook as well as reported in the La Nazione that he has begun the talks to make Via Tornabuoni and Piazza Pitti in a pedestrian street. Renzi and...

Museums are Free from 16th to 17th

Museums are Free from 16th to 17th March 15, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Starting on March 16th at 7pm to March 17 til 1am, all state and municipal museums will be open to visitors and it will be free to everyone who enters. The reason is to celebrate the unification of Italy which was 150 years ago on March 17th. And who says Italy doesn’t deserve another national...

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...

Florence’s Best Mayor

Florence’s Best Mayor January 20, 2011 | What's New | Read More
A poll by Il Sole 24 rated Mayor Matteo Renzi of Florence among the first people of Italy with 67% of the vote. Second place went to the Governor of Tuscany Enrico Rossi. When Renzi was interviewed by Il Sole 24 he commented on the result: “The consensus is not needed for gigioneggiare–messing...