Beware of the traffic blockage in Rome on March 26, 2023 for the implementation of Ecological Sunday: discover the timetables and the main exceptions to the traffic ban
On March 26, 2023, there is the blocking traffic in Rome for the implementation of the fifth and last “ecological Sunday” planned for the winter season 2022-2023. The initiative, as we know, foresees for the whole Green band of the Capital the total traffic ban for private traffic during the schedule activation of the lock. However, there are many exceptions.
ROME TRAFFIC BLOCKED MARCH 26, 2023 IN THE GREEN STRIPE
THE blocking traffic in Rome on March 26, 2023 it concerns traffic in the so-called green belt, that is, the restricted traffic area that includes a large part of the municipal territory inside the Grande Raccordo Anulare, whose borders have also changed recently.
For the benefit of residents and especially visitors, in order to avoid unpleasant fines, the Municipality of Rome has made available a navigable virtual mapcan be reached at this link, which lets you know if you are there inside or outside the green band. To find out, just use the ‘find a place or address’ option, at the top right of the map, indicated by a magnifying glass.
CAR BLOCK ROME MARCH 26, 2023: TIME OF THE TRAFFIC BAN
On the occasion of ecological Sunday in Rome from March 26, 2023, the total ban on traffic in the Green Band for private traffic (with exceptions, see next paragraph) is scheduled at the following times:
- from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
- from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
We remind you that on the night of March 25 to 26, thedaylight saving time advancing the hands of the clock one hour. It is also important to remember this so as not to get confused with the moments of application of the blocking traffic in Rome.
ECOLOGICAL SUNDAY ROME MARCH 26, 2023: EXEMPTIONS FROM THE BAN ON TRAFFIC
THE exceptions to the traffic ban on Sunday March 26, 2023 are listed in a file order of the Mayor of Rome (download here). In total there are 34 exceptions, here are the main ones:
- electric or hybrid vehicles;
- vehicles running on methane, LPG or Bi-Fuel (with engines at least Euro 3 petrol + LPG or petrol + methane);
- vehicles with Euro 6 petrol engines;
- 2-wheel mopeds with Euro 2 and later 4-stroke engines;
- Euro 3 and later 4-stroke motorcycles;
- public and private collective transport vehicles;
- taxis and NCC with municipal concessions;
- vehicles used for car-sharing, car-pooling and home-to-work travel plans;
- automatic badge minute for people with disabilities:
- vehicles used to transport people undergoing essential therapy or medical treatment for serious illnesses.
MARCH 26, 2023: FREE TRAINS IN ROME
To help citizens and visitors penalized by the traffic ban caused by Ecological Sunday, Trenitalia is launching the initiative Eco-ticket: all passengers in possession of a regional ticket for Rome, valid for Sunday 26 March 2023, can travel free all day on all the regional ones on the territory of Rome Capitale. “With the Eco-Ticket we give the possibility to visit Rome moving freely with thesays Sabrina De Filippis of Trenitalia, “The opportunity to discover how easy, comfortable and practical it is to give up the car thanks to our trains, sustainable vehicles by nature“.
In summary: Sunday, March 26, 2023, all passengers in possession of a single ticket (one way) at a regional fare or with supraregional application arriving in Rome can use the regional trains running in the area of the railway ring of the capital without charge.
Source : Sicur Auto