Go-ahead for cyclists to ride against the traffic

Sunday, February 17th, 2019
cycle lane

Larghetti from Salvaciclisti (‘Save the Cyclists’). “Reform moves forward. The Municipality leans on the Government.” “In the centre we must and can live together. For example: in Brussels, where 95% of the streets in the old town have a two-way cycle path, only 5% of bicycle accidents happened on those roads. Whereas in Bologna, many […]

Ridiculous Prices for Bottled Water in Hospitals

Monday, February 11th, 2019
Bottle water

Tomassini (Fdl): ‘It’s half price though in council buildings.’ For a half a litre bottle in Palazzo d’Accursio it costs 35 cents but at Sant’Orsola and Maggiore Hospitals it costs 60 and at Rizzoli it can even climb up to 70 cents. Tomassini is looking for a remedy and therefore asked the regional councillor for […]

Irnerio bus corridor causes umpteenth accident

Friday, February 8th, 2019
Buses, cars, motorbikes, foot and bicycle traffic make Via Irnerio particularly dangerous.

Woman crushed by bus in danger zone between traffic, Comune: “We’ll find a solution.” A 47-year-old woman who was invested by a bus in via Irnerio, at the intersection with via Mascarella, remains stable. Her life is apparently not in any significant danger, but she does risk losing a leg, which was crushed by the […]

AI to feature as new UniBo degree

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
AI degree coming to UniBo

Bologna University plans to introduce new degree for highly specialized figures on an international level The University of Bologna is ready to play a leading role at the international level in the realms of artificial intelligence. Starting from two important innovations: a new International Master’s Degree Course in Artificial Intelligence, which will start in the […]

Bandits robbed pizza delivery staff

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
Firearms found on alleged robbers.

First vicious attack in August 2018 Three men aged 22, 27 and 30 were arrested for the harrowing nightmare that started back in August last year. Pizza delivery staff were targeted in a series of armed robberies usually carried out in the evenings. The three responsible are all Italian. On August 14, an employee of […]

Archbishop Zuppi rallies against “Free hand-outs”

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
Antonio Patuelli_President-ABI

Religious leaders attend Conference of Christian Entrepreneurs. Archbishop Matteo Zuppi criticized the proposal for citizenship income. In his usual politeness, the archbishop made it clear that the social doctrine of the Catholic Church contemplates the dignity of man through fulfilment as a person and not through subsidies. “What today serves the man,” explains the prelate, […]

2 Bolognese real life heroes

Monday, December 31st, 2018
Medal of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic

Morgantini & Mucci honoured by President Mattarella The two Bolognese were among 33 people honoured in the Quirinale by President Sergio Mattarella. One is the founder of the Cucine Popolari, and the other is the policeman who came to the aid of those during the huge firebomb on the bridge at Borgo Panigale. They put […]

Sexist cartoon published by the Comune

Saturday, December 29th, 2018
Sexist Comic Strip

Tourism councillor apologizes on Instagram It was obviously all made in jest – if you still belong to the bygone era of Benny Hill and the Carry-On troupe, but no one was laughing this time. As soon as he saw it, councillor for Culture and Tourism Matteo Lepore, immediately phoned for those responsible for its […]

City is overrun with mice

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Comune increases funds to eliminate rodents Thousands of specimens of rdents are taking control of the city according health experts. “It’s a phenomenon that we face with great care,” assures health councilor Giuliano Barigazzi, “so much so that this year we added 50,000 euros to the budget for the fight against rodents, rising to a […]

ASCOM to clean up Via Guerrazzi graffiti

Monday, December 17th, 2018
Graffiti on personal property

Proposal: ‘Adopt a street’ The General Director of CAAB, Alessandro Bonfiglioli, has called upon Bolognese business owners and entrepreneurs to adopt a street or piazza so that it can be cleaned and maintained properly. ASCOM request The association of businesses located in Strada Maggiore have returned to this theme after Bonfiglioli launched the challenge back […]