A Beginner’s Guide to Milan’s Public Transport

Milan’s public transport system, or mezzi, are quite reliable. Indeed, tourists and locals alike often opt for the benefits of taking a metro, tram or bus, as opposed to looking for parking or spendin...

Ryanair publishes list of cancelled flights

   Several flights to/from Milan cancelled. Ireland-based low-cost airline Ryanair, which operates many arrivals and departures at Milan’s third airport, Orio al Serio, has published a provision...

Public transport strike called for 14 September

Milan trams, buses and metro to be affected. Milan transport authority ATM has confirmed that the CUB Trasporti union has called for a stoppage on Thursday 14 September from 18.00 to 22.00. The indu...

Milan boosts city transport services

Milan provides better and faster connections. From Monday 4 September a reorganisation of bus, tram and metro routes will provide better and faster connections between the city centre and the outsk...

Class action wins against Milan’s Trenord

Compensation for 2 weeks of chaos in 2012. In a rarely-used legal move in Italy, consumer association Altroconsumo has won a compensation claim against Milan-based commuter network Trenord on behal...

Milan Centrale metro station to close for renovation

  Delays expected in reaching Milan Centrale train station. The Centrale station of Milan’s M2 “green” line, essential for transferring from and to the city’s main train station Centrale FS, wil...

Extra checks on Milan’s metro

Measures to fight Milan fare-dodgers. Milan’s metro underground train network is to increase the number of stations in which a ticket will be needed to leave the destination station. Building on...

Milan leads on shared mobility

Milan leads on shared mobility 60,000 milanesi use car and bike sharing. Shared mobility is gaining ground in Italy, with Milan in the lead, says the 2017 report from Sipotra think-tank research int...

Milan to update public transport plan

Milan’s Urban Plan for Sustainable Mobility (PUMS) is to be updated. Publishing the draft plan (in Italian) on the city website, councillor Marco Granelli said that fighting congestion and air quality...

Milan city transport to switch to summer timetable

Less frequent, but still all day long. On 1 July, Milan’s urban transport system ATM will switch to summer mode as more and more residents (and ATM staff) leave the city for vacation in the mountai...

Milan plans new Circle Line and green belt

Best of five projects chosen, contracts signed. Plans are now finalised for the requalification of abandoned railway stations and tracks around the city – and the project chosen includes a new urba...

Milan’s city transport to strike Monday

Buses, trams and metro to halt for four hours. City public transport workers across Italy will down tools for four hours on 26 June, at different hours in various cities. In Milan, the stoppage is...

Transport strike to hit Milan

24-hour national strike of all public transport. A 24-hour strike of transport workers starting at 21.00 on 15 June is likely to cause delays and disruption across Milan. Unless there is a last-...

Milan hikes street parking fees

But ATM park and ride subscriptions unchanged. Parking on Milan’s streets will cost up to 50 per cent more from this week, with the new tariffs coming into force at first in the central Cerchia dei...

Milan to boost traffic surveillance

“Intelligent” TV cameras and more speed traps. Milan is to get tougher on speeding and illegal use of uninsured vehicles in the city's historic centre. The first step in the project will be the...

Urban travel in Milan over Easter

Some reduction in services. Milan’s urban transport authority ATM has announced service times over the Easter weekend from Saturday 15 to Monday 17 April. Easter Saturday will see buses, trams a...

Milan public transport strike 5 April morning

Buses, trams and metro to be hit. Milan’s ATM transport authority – operating buses, trams and metro trains – has confirmed a strike of their staff for Wednesday morning, 5 April. Although lasti...

Milan drivers cop Italy’s most fines

Undisciplined drivers or zealous cops? Milan is the Italian city making most income from traffic fines, states leading motoring magazine Quattroruote (“Four Wheels”). Milanesi paid a mean per re...

Milan updating new access rules to historic centre

Free access until new rules come into effect Monday 13 February. Vehicle access to Milan’s “Area C” historic centre will be free of charge until midnight on Sunday 12 February, when the new access...

Ryanair announces new routes from MXP

Airline to double passengers from and to Malpensa. Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has announced seven new destinations to be served from Milan’s Malpensa airport from October. Flights to and fro...

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