First snow in Milan – claim compensation for cancelled trains

Compensation also due for late arrivals. As the first snow of the winter dusted the streets of Milan, rail transport was immediately plagued by cancellations and delays across Lombardy. The consume...

Milan taxis support nation-wide strike call

Milan a whole day without taxis. Milan taxis are supporting the union's call for a nationwide, full-day strike on Thursday 14 December, lasting from 08.00 to 22.00. The union is protesting against...

Winter tyres or chains on board until April

Legal requirement in Milan from 15 November. As winter weather approaches and the first snow is already falling around Milan, drivers must mount winter tyres, or at least be able to demonstrate the...

Milan braces for transport strike Friday

National strike of transport workers, also in Milan. A national general, 24-hour strike of public and private sector workers on Friday 10 November promises to disrupt life in Milan. Although pro...

Milan moots guards on night bus 90/91

Milan plans more security on night buses to stop theft and aggression. Milan's transport authority ATM is considering a plan to present to law enforcement authorities for improved security on night b...

Lombardy traffic block suspended from Friday

After Greater Milan pollution level drops for two days. Milan has announced that the traffic block activated earlier this week will be relaxed from Friday 27 October, after the PM10 pollution level...

Another Friday transport strike in Milan

MIlan strike shorter than announced. Friday 27 October will see Milan’s public transport come to a halt, but not for the 24 hours originally demanded by labour unions. After the transport minist...

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-...

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