New congestion charge area in Milan

The new congestion charge “Area C” shall become operational on 16 January 2012 and will be active for 18 months on a trial basis from Monday to Friday, from 7.30 am to 19.30 pm.

“ Area C” replaces “Ecopass” (no longer active as of 1 January 2012), introducing new rules for private and commercial vehicles for access to the Bastioni limited traffic zone.

Between  1 January and 15 January 2012, access to the Bastioni limited traffic zone will not be subjected to any restriction.

Residents and box garage parking owners inside the limited traffic zone will be able to register on the “Area C” website ( from 16 January, 2012 onwards.

There is a "grace" period regarding the registration and payment of the access tickets: accesses made between 16 January and 16 March 2012 can be settled by and no later than March 17, 2012.

General Info

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