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 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
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17 September
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18 September
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19 September
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20 September
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21 September
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22 September
Car-Free day event for local community ( 11 a.m.-4 p.m.)
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
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)
  • The CIVITAS Initiative (as signatory)