Contact & Activities

Participating city

Kauno miestas
300.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Strateginės komunikacijos skyrius
Laisvės al. 96, Kaunas
++370 8 800 20000

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

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:
The main streets in the City centre around the pedestrian street Laisvės Avenue will be closed to private cars and opened to public transport, pedestrians and non-motorized wheels on the 19th of September, 2009.
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)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places