Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Grodzisk Mazowiecki
43.277 inhabitants

Local contact

Communication Department of the Municipal Office
Aneta Caban
ul. T. Kościuszki 32A, 05-825 Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland
++48 224634616

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
22 September
Free public transport for all inhabitants of the Municipality of Grodzisk Mazowiecki. Renting a city bike for one hour will become free of charge (usually it's 20 minutes).
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.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Other: 8 more city bikes with child chairs, three new city bike stations were created, 610 m of cycling paths were opened, 11 km of new cycling paths are being currently constructed in the Municipality, 126
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Other: Two extra free-of-charge bus lines that ride in the morning and after 4 pm every 10 minutes. Buses are free for everybody. The lines are connecting two districts with the railway station.
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Other: A new P+R car park will be opened on October 14th with 296 parking places, another one will provide 48 parking places
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Other: 2 charging points for 2 electric cars each will be available in the newly built P+R car park, which will be opened on October 14th.