Participating towns and cities

Lithuania Alytaus miestas (Alytus) , Lithuania

54.437 inhabitants
Rotušės a. 4, LT-62504, Alytus Alytaus miestas
(++370) 69667788

Participation 2015

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Alytaus miestas (Alytus) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2015, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
During the week, a lot of activities to celebrate sustainable mobility will be carried out, i.e.
- September 16 -22, public enquiries regarding bicycle infrastructure quality and development, available on the internet and during public events;
- September 16 - 22, presentation and promotion of bicycle and pedestrian routes and paths on the internet, Facebook and other sites;
- "A joyfull relay-race" in Youth park for school children of 5-8 grade; 15 September, 12.00 - 16.00;
- 17 September 17.30 Nordic walking tour by Mazoji Dailide lake;
- 18 September, Europe heritage day. To commemorate this occasion, the excursion to cultural heritage objects "The oldest bridge in Alytus: from locomotive to the bicycle" , organized by Alytus tourism information center;
- September 22, 12.00 - 13.00 public transport is free of charge for all citizens;
- September 22, 17.00 excursion in Alytus city center, organized by Alytus tourism information center;
- Orientation sport competition "In forest paths", 16.30 - 18.00. There are five competitions organized by Alytus sport and recreation center Orienteering sport club "Dainava"

Permanent measures Permanent measures

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

Public transport services
Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Mobility management
Adoption of school travel plans
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Elaboration of educational materials
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas

Car-free day Car-free day

Alytaus miestas (Alytus) carries out a Car-Free Day 2015 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:
This time no areas in Alytus will be closed to traffic. However, all organizations, institutions, companies and individuals are encouraged to take part into "Car-free day" competition organized by Alytus city municipality Public health office. The winners will be awarded with special prize.