Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Gdynia
250.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Gdynia City Hall
Alicja Pawlowska
al. Marszalka Pilsudskiego 52/54
81-382 Gdynia
++48 58 785 14 20

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Gdynia is organising the following activities:
1. at least 6 school trips to the bus and trolleybus depots to teach children about this sustainable means of transport. the trips will include educating children on valdalism on PT
2. conduct a photo contest for public transport users. 10 monthly PT tickets are to be won for the most interesting entries,
3. an express bus line connecting the city center with the furthest districts is to be open on the 22 September
4. a trolley bus day is to be organised on the 18 September to promote trolley buses and distinguish our city as one of only three in Poland as being susainable and eco-friendly in this way.
5. public transport will be free of charge for car users on the 22 September to encourage them to use PT more often
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Gdynia will organise a Car Free Day and close for one day one of the most representartive areas of the city - Al. Jana Pawła II road surrounding the most beautiful square of Gdynia.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements