The Access Regulation (ZTL) of the Historical Center, is a wide area within the historic center of Bologna. The Access Regulation includes the ZTL T AREA and Universita which have more restrictive times.
There is also an LEZ in place in Bologna.
07:00 - 20:00, every day, the movement of motor vehicles is restricted.
Area T: 00:00 – 24:00
Universita: 00:00 – 24:00
key: green shaded area is the ZTL
Has signs similar to this, a banned vehicle sign with the requirements below:
If you have to enter the area for delivery you need a sticker. Please see here for further information.
In case you need to enter the ZTL and you are not eligible to a permit, you can buy a ticket valid for one day for 6€ or for 4 days for 15€. But Area T and University can NOT be entered with the ticket! And you can get only three tickets a month!
Please see here for further information.
Electric vehicles and PHEV (only residents) can circulate in Bologna in the historical center, the T-Zone and the area Universita.
There is currently no Italian national scheme, but regional as well as individual city schemes.
However, there is a mobile phone app that can tell you when you are about to drive into a camera enforced ZTL.
- hybrid electric motor of residents and companies based in Bologna
- vehicles in taxi service
Zona a Traffico Limitato (ZTL) or Limitazioni della circolazione, the general name for all access regulation schemes, also used for LEZs.