THE scooters they are a real problem that goes beyond mobility because they contribute to decay winding through the big cities. For example Rome does not shine and since the scooters were cleared in the spring of 2020 it has been literally invaded, with the besieged historic center from hundreds of vehicles often abandoned after use where it happens, with no respect for others.
Scooter degradation in Rome
The immunity they enjoy authorizes uncivilized to the worst misdeeds. Walking around Rome is not pleasant at all because you have to deal with them, often that often they travel in two and leave them where they shouldn’t.
Scooter deterioration, in Rome they are often abandoned
The mistake was upstream and of the 5 Star grillina administration which, on the ecological push, cleared customs with too much ease this vehicle without arrange adequate infrastructures, for transit and parking.
Scooter reduction in Rome
The new PD Administration of the Mayor Roberto Gualtieri aims to rationalize the phenomenon of scooters with a robust cut of vehicles admitted to the Trident since 2023. From the current 400 it will increase to 90, with the companies authorized to sharing which will increase from seven to three.
From 2023 in the Trident in Rome the scooters increase from 400 to 90
The streets involved are: Piazza del Popolo, via Ripetta, Ripetta promenade (external), Piazza Augusto Imperatore (external), Via del Corso, Via del Tritone, Via Gregoriana, via della Trinità dei Monti.
New scooter rules in Rome
The new rules on scooters in Rome and the consequent cut from 2023 in the center was taken fromCouncilor for Mobility Eugenio Patanè. The measure will not only concern the center but also the other Roman districts, where the scooters will disembark from 14,000 to 9,000 and bikes from 12,500 to 9,000with numbers assigned to the different districts according to a division into bands of the city, with a concentration of vehicles per square kilometer established at 225 vehicles compared to the current 1,000 and more.
In the other neighborhoods, too, there will be fewer scooters from 2023
The new Roman mobility plan also includes the creation of reserved parking spaces of scooters and bikes in sharing, at the exit of each subway station.
Scooter rental in Rome flop
The reduction of scooters in Rome would represent a necessary act, even in the face of the use that the Romans and tourists make of them. In fact, according to a survey by Repubblica.it it emerged that the 95% of the sharing media is unused: out of 24,000 only 1,200 are actually used. Furthermore, according to the data of the Councilor for Mobility: out of 14,500 scooters in Rome 268 are in use (2.03%); out of 12,000 bicycles around 428 are in use (6.3%).
95% of the sharing media is unused
Low numbers of use also for it car sharing: they are guided in sharing only 319 cars of the entire fleet (20%).
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