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Friday, March 16, 2012
Rome Solution to Scooter Thefts
Scooter thefts in Rome are frequent. Little ones (50cc), big ones (650 cc), it makes no difference. One option is a garage, but that's expensive--about $130 a month--and sometimes inconvenient (garages often close on Sundays at noon, so you've got to get the beast out early, and most are closed by midnight, even on weekends).
In Monteverde Nuovo, an upscale neighboorhood in Trastevere, scooter owners are trying something different: parking on the sidewalk in front of a bank. With all those security cameras, it must be safe(r).