Virginia Rays it never ceases to amaze. Traders are on their knees. Families are desperate. Thousands of families live in Rome outside the Grande Raccordo Anulare. IS Virginia Raggi with limited number of public transport against coronavirus, it focuses on sharing electric scooters. How the Romans will manage to reach the center is a mystery. “The city – he says in high-sounding tones – will start again … with scooters”. After the electric bicycles, the first thousand electric scooters arrive in Rome. They will be available starting today thanks to the new Helbiz service. The service of the American company was authorized by Roma Capitale, and this morning to present the news, against the background of the Trevi Fountain, the mayor of Rome Virginia Raggi together with the councilor for the city on the move Pietro Calabrese, the public relations manager of Helbiz Matteo Tanzilli and the CEO of Telepass Gabriele Benedetto.
Virginia Raggi: «A thousand scooters are arriving»
The mayor has also published on her Fb page the video that takes her back while presenting the project. “It is important – he says – to start from the beauty of our city, focusing on new forms of gentle and sustainable mobility. Companies continue to invest in Rome and do so by promoting new mobility models. In this way, we restart a virtuous circle that had been paused during the lockdown for the coronavirus emergency. The sharing service will operate within a large area of our city: from the historic center to Tor Marancia, San Paolo, Marconi, passing through neighborhoods such as Parioli, Flaminio, Trionfale, Trieste, Nomentano, Prati and San Giovanni. Operation is simple: through a free app you can locate the nearest vehicle and by scanning a QR code on the handlebar you can unlock the scooter and go “.
«Rome starts again like this»
Finally: «In this period we have changed our habits and modified our daily routine. Now we want to encourage new mobility choices to transform the difficulties we have faced in recent months into strengths. Rome also restarts in this way, through innovative solutions with zero environmental impact. This is why everyone’s commitment is needed. ”
1,000 electric scooters arrive in Rome, available to citizens and tourists. This morning we presented the new …
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Published by Virginia Raggi on Thursday 28 May 2020