Housing Crisis in Venice: the Municipality appeals for empty public housing units to be assigned.

This letter is addressed to the President of ATER, the Local Agency for Residential Buildings. Upwards of 1,000 public housing units remain vacant in Venice. 17 April 2018 To: ATER President dott. Aldino Padoan Copy: to Mayor of the City of Venice dott. Luigi Brugnaro Dear President, The housing problem in Venice is at the … More Housing Crisis in Venice: the Municipality appeals for empty public housing units to be assigned.

Debts and litigation for the giants building MoSE

Mantovani, Condotte and now Kostruttiva – neck deep water for the giants building MoSE Debts and litigation – a “hole” of 5 million Euro, and even the ex-Coveco is asking for a settlement By Alberto Zorzi VENEZIA. ANCE raised the alarm no more than a month ago: “There are 15 business that have advanced over … More Debts and litigation for the giants building MoSE

Assessor Boraso on Mega Hotels in Mestre: “Venice is our Value Added”

Assessor of Mobility Renato Boraso: “…if a private interest has money to invest, buys land and asks about building a hotel that conforms to the regulatory plan, how can we tell them no?…the entire metropolitan City can host tourists headed for Venice” New hotels on the mainland: “Risks for transportation” By Alberto Vitucci MESTRE: Mega … More Assessor Boraso on Mega Hotels in Mestre: “Venice is our Value Added”

“Living on an Island” – 6 Coastal Cities to meet in Venice, 13 April 2018 to form a new network.

Six coastal cities of the eastern Mediterranean, six civic realities to compare. All are keepers of historic, environmental and architectural heritages of inestimable value, all can testify to the resulting tourist pressure, which according to all predictions is bound to grow. In order to compare these different experiences and priorities, the inaugural meeting to christen … More “Living on an Island” – 6 Coastal Cities to meet in Venice, 13 April 2018 to form a new network.

“Residents, an impediment for the day-tripping tourist”. Commentary by Roberto Ferrucci.

Spring, as is known, always brings with it some certainties: daylight savings time, Easter, April Fool’s, trees in flower, and the colors that they bring. In Venice, however, there are a few others, such as the disproportionate flowering of school field trips, the return of the cruise ships, and then the most certain of them … More “Residents, an impediment for the day-tripping tourist”. Commentary by Roberto Ferrucci.

Venice, a river of people never seen before on Easter Monday

Hours of waiting for public transportation. A sea of tourists and long lines everywhere. The appeal: use alternate routes. VENEZIA. People everywhere. At times a river of people, making it almost impossible to turn back in the other direction. A great deal of patience needed in the Lagoon this Easter Monday. Lines to get on … More Venice, a river of people never seen before on Easter Monday