The glass plates were subjected to a hydraulic test that simulated a rising tide and successfully contained the water. The barriers are scheduled to be installed in October. By Eugenio Pendolini 23 July 2022 VENICE. They will be an average of five meters wide, according to where they are placed. Once embedded in the soil … More Barriers to protect the Basilica di San Marco from acqua alta pass first tests
FSP POLIZIA DI STATO – SEGRETARIA PROVINCIALE VENEZIA PRESS RELEASE 17 July 2022 Subject: THE COMPLETE ABANDONMENT OF SECURITY ON THE ISLAND OF LIDO DI VENEZIA In the middle of the summer holiday season, again this year, a total absence of security reigns on the island of Lido, this because it has been completely left … More State Police Union: Security on Lido di Venezia Has Been Completely Abandoned
Chaos in the shifts and lack of personnel – Aviation Service employees are set to strike, along with the security staff who plan to strike on 17 July By Marta Artico 25 June 2022 VENEZIA. Airport services ground personnel are set to strike. Another hot Saturday has been announced, full of inconveniences for the passengers, … More Service Employees at Marco Polo Airport Protest
Poor service, overcrowding, insufficient staff. Alberto Cancian, a long-time pilot for the Venetian transportation company ACTV gives an insider’s account of a badly deteriorated situation. By Barbara Marengo 6 June 2022 [Ed. Note: I am publishing this article in the wake of ACTV’s recent announcement that it was increasing fees for tourists from 7.50 euro … More The Nightmare of Taking a Vaporetto
The idea is to attract innovative startups that can create jobs in the city for a future beyond the tourism monoculture. Guido Moltedo talks with Fabio Carrera, the promoter of the initiative. By Guido Moltedo, Founder and Editor of Ytali.com 4 July 2022 Ideas for making Venice a city of innovative businesses – part of … More An MIT Project to launch and locate Startups in Venice. A Discussion with Fabio Carrera.
The program begins on 16 January 2023: those who reserve early will pay less. On some days the prices will go up to discourage arrivals. “Veneto residents are exempt, but only within certain limits” 1 July 2022 VENICE. Starting on 16 January 2023 it will be necessary to pay an entrance fee to visit Venice, … More Starting on 16 January 2023 Venice will require an entrance fee.
Working in cooperation with MITdesignX in Boston, SerenDPT has created MITdesignX Venice – a multi-year open call for ideas for creating sustainable startups that provide solutions to real-world problems. SerenDPT (SERENissima Development and Preservation through Technology) is a Benefit Corporation based on Giudecca with a clear mission: to help repopulate Venice by supporting the creation … More MITdesignX Venice 2022 Call for Ideas Open Until July 8
There will be no first grade at the Montessori school on Giudecca – just the latest case of classrooms at risk in Venice By Eugenio Pendolini 25 June 2022 VENEZIA. Public schools are in retreat in Venice, yet another symptom of a city that is losing its population and where fewer and fewer children are … More Few children and low enrollments: schools in Venice are in retreat
“It is clear that this administration’s security policies have turned out to be a failure, and unfortunately the city of Mestre has not only become the capital for drugs, but also for overdose deaths.” Comments by Alessandro Ruffini – Security Manager for the PD Municipal Secretary and Monica Sambo, Municipal Secretary. 18 June 2022 The … More Sambo and Ruffini: “Brugnaro’s security policy has failed”
Plans call for the sale of 1,000 units to raise money for restoration work. The opposition: “A failed policy” By Mitia Chiarin 7 June 2022 VENEZIA. The subject of restoring the public housing assets in Venice re-emerged from the 2021 reports submitted by the Regional ATER, triggering a debate and general concern in a city … More ATER Venezia: two thousand vacant public housing units