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This Week!
In order to fight any further diffusion of Covid-19, people are advised to be very cautious when meeting others. A distance of a meter or so must be kept - and a face mask (better if surgical) worn when being indoor - in case of any personal encounters.
.:. Though Milan and Lombardy are still at risk, some behaviours are allowed. Not only shops are at work, and bars and restaurants may serve, but also museums, theaters and cinemas operate again. Starting from Friday, August 6, however, entrance to many indoor venues is allowed only to people who can provide one of the COVID-19 green certifications, in paper or digital format, issued in order to certify they got an anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccination, healed from COVID-19, or passed a fast or molecular antigen test with negative result for the SARS-CoV-2 virus performed within the last 48 hours. Curfew suspended.
.:. Official news at the YesMilano website.

Public Transport  Tramways, Subways etc
Milan boasts long experience of public transport: its first street cars date back to 1841, its first subway line to 1964. Today, the wide assortment of trams, buses, trolley-buses and the four lines of the subway makes it easy to get to almost every corner of town. The Fiera Milano City, for instance, is on the red subway line 1 (direction Rho Fiera, Lotto stop).

.:. Tickets (Euro 2 for most of the city territory, starting from July 15, 2019) are not on sale on vehicles: you can buy them at most newsstands and in some bars, or from ticket vending machines in subway stations. Outside the city limits prices increase, according to a system based on metropolitan areas.

.:. To visualize the areas in the metropolitan system in a separate window, click here.

.:. You can use a ticket for 90 minutes on as many trams, buses and subway lines as you like.

.:. Special daily (24 hours) and three-day tickets are also on sale. Prices of all types of tickets are on the ATM official website.

.:. Public transport information is available from the ATM office in the Duomo subway station (Mon through Sat 7:45am-8:15pm) as well as in other major subway stations, at the phone (02 48607607, every day 7:30am-7:30pm), or at the ATM official website.
Azienda Trasporti Milanesi

.:. To get a diagram of the Milan subway, click here.

.:. Information on the Passante, in operation since December 1997, can be found here.

Schema della Metropolitana Milanese (30 kB)

info Checkin' out of the subway

Like in London, subway tickets must now be validated when leaving stations.
.:. The new rule is enforced gradually. It does not apply always or everywhere yet.
.:. Keep your ticket at hand anyway, as you are increasingly likely to be stuck in the station, if you can't prove you bought a regular ticket.
Taxi  Taxis
Milan's white taxis can be called by phone dialing 02 8585 or 02 4040.
.:. Starting from late August 2015, the 02 7777 centralized toll free phone number has been tested, and it seems to work.
.:. Another option is to go to a taxi rank (a list is here). The wave-down system doesn't work too well, especially when international fairs are in progress and all the towns 5,000 cabs seem to be busy.

  [+039] 02 7777 toll free
  [+039] 02 8585
  [+039] 02 4040

1500 Tramway Car
The 1500 Tramway Cars heve been running efficiently in Milano since 1928. About one hundred are still in operation. CiaoMilano has devoted a video to the town's streetcars


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