Florence’s Piazza Duomo Now Traffic-Free

Two weeks ago, over 2,000 buses, taxis, cars and scooters disappeared from Florence’s Piazza Duomo. No, it was not part of a massive, simultaneous grand theft auto, it was, merely, the law.In September, Florence mayor Matteo Renzi announced that by October 25th, the square would be completely vehicle-free and declared a pedestrian-only area. Gone are the honking taxis slowly passing …