Sidewalk businesses to be banned from Rome's historic centre

Total of 76 businesses to move by July 10 or face fines

(ANSA) - Rome, June 23 - A total of 76 sidewalk businesses including snack trucks and florist stands will be banned from the areas around the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Pantheon and the Spanish Steps starting July 10, Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino announced Tuesday.
    On Wednesday the city government will publish information regarding relocation of these businesses, who must move by the July 10 deadline or face fines.
    The businesses will be granted permission to operate in various stretches of Lungotevere along the Tiber River and near the Pyramid of Cestius.


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