Room of Protomoteca

VeloCittà, the International  Platform for Cities & Bike Share


Virginia Raggi, the Mayor of Rome, invites you to attend the Second International Conference of VeloCittà, the Platform for Cities & Bike share 16 NOVEMBER 2017 in the prestigious Protomoteca Hall of the Capitol Hill of Rome.

With Mayors from cities around Europe to share their experiences on the bicycle in their city the conference will also concentrate on the role that bike share systems can play in city policies and how these systems are evolving and increasingly becoming flexible policy levers capable of accelerating the growth of more liveable cities for all Cities will be able to meet many classic bike share providers as well as specialists in free floating systems and the innovative Geo Fence Plan for cities, the alternative to docking stations.

Please have a look at the program as it develops.

The conference links with the second Bikeconomy Forum organised in Rome on 17 November 2017 for a true two-day Roman immersion in the bicycle world.

Save the date: November 16&17, 2017, Rome

Please send your queries to:

Mario Gualdi (ISINNOVA):
Pascal van den Noort (Velo Mondial):
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Register for the second VeloCittà Conference for Cities & Bike Share in Rome November 16 for free:

The Protomoteca Hall is one of the most prestigious of the Capitol. Spaciously decorated and decorated, it can accommodate up to 300 people. From its terrace you can admire the famous Fori Imperiali. It is accessed from Palazzo Senatorio or from Piazza del Campidoglio, via the Vignola Scalinata.
Used today for public ceremonies and press conferences, Protomoteca was born as a room for collecting busts of illustrious characters. It was Pope Pius VII who wanted to enrich the Capitol's furnishings with the busts of famous Italians in the early 1800's: here is Leonardo, Dante, Petrarca, Michelangelo and many others who have left a trace in this city and that In this way they still participate in the life of Rome today.

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