Participating towns and cities

PolandGdynia, Poland

250.000 inhabitants
Samodzielny Referat Projektów Unijnych i Zarządzania Mobilnością
A. Kaszuba
Al. Marszałka Piłsudskiego 52/54
81-382 Gdynia
(++48) 58 785 14 20

Participation 2010

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Gdynia organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2010, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
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

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Gdynia implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

New or improved bicycle facilities
Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements

Car-free day Car-free day

Gdynia carries out a Car-Free Day 2010 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

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.