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10 Jun 2019 | 05:25 AM UTC

Italy: Rome transportation workers to strike June 20

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ATAC workers to strike in Rome on June 20; bus, metro, and light rail disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/10/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/20/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Rome). COUNTRY/REGION Rome


Employees of ATAC, Rome's public transportation company, are planning to hold a strike on Thursday, June 20. The USB union announced the strike due to health and safety complaints by workers. Bus, tram, metro, and light rail workers are expected to participate in the strike, which will begin at 08:30 (local time) until 17:00 and again from 20:00 until the end of the day. Significant congestion is expected during periods of service from 05:30 to 08:30 and from 17:00 to 20:00 along with increased demand for taxi and increased traffic congestion. 


Individuals in Rome are advised to maintain flexible itineraries and anticipate public transportation service disruptions, increased congestion, and increased demand for taxis.


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