Give trash and ride on metro in this city
Don’t have enough cash to pay for metro ride? No problem. Just collect few plastic bottles and Rome metro would let you travel without money. Actually, these plastic trash bottles are the money here.
A standard ticket — valid for one metro ride or 100 minutes on all buses allowing transfers — costs 1.50 euros so 30 bottles are enough to afford it.
And Romans are enjoying this new way of saving cash.
The authorities have devised this novel plan to tackle the menace of littering and plastic in the city. Rome is a popular tourist destination, no doubt a lot of people leave their trash on roads. But next time you visit Rome, save your trash for some cash.
There is a law in Rome that permits cats to live where they were born without disturbance. While visiting Rome, you will be able to see hundreds of cats resting in the ruins of the Forum and walking on the walls of the Colosseum.