More than a public service, a service ‘to’ the public

More than a public service, a service ‘to’ the public

European calls for proposals, markets and “good practices”: here are some of the solutions raised to transform Atac and Ama in competitive companies during the conference “Atac and Ama, bring the books in courts and issue European calls for proposals: a plan for landfill and transport for the reprise of Rome”, held on November 22nd and organized by La Marianna and Luigi Einaudi Foundation.

Economic losses and mismanagement brought Atac and Ama in authentic public burdens, relegating Rome at the bottom of European lists for cities with the best quality of life.

Rome is far from representing that prototype of Smart City that other European cities are progressively enhancing: the city lacks a serious planification and, most of all, it lacks data managements unbounded by international operators

It is essential to rethink the concept of public mobility and transportation borne wholly by the taxpayers. The model is undoubtedly represented by the market competition: this is the only way to prevent the Municipality of Rome from ‘bringing books to courts’.