Contact & Activities

Participating city

Vilniaus miestas
562.030 inhabitants

Local contact

Polocko g. 12–2, Vilnius
++370 64178005

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Ditch your keys programme for those who want to try carsharing/bikesharing/uber/public transportation etc. instead of their own car: they leave the car keys and participate in this experiment.
- Conference about the future of public transportation in Vilnius.
- The short video how sharing gets you further, filmed in the main streets of the city
- Open office day in traffic management centre
- Night ride with roller skates around the city
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 city gives a free public transportation ride on this day as well as encourages commuters to chose other means of transportation.
- Street closure for different activities for people instead of cars.
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Other: Speed reducing in two residential areas of Vilnius making them ZONE 30
Mobility management
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders