Contact & Activities

Participating city

250.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Samodzielny Referat Projektów Unijnych i Zarządzania Mobilnością
Alicja Pawlowska
Al. Marszałka Piłsudskiego 52/54
81-382 Gdynia
++48 58 785 14 20

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
City of Gdynia:
Car-Free Day - 17th September
a lot of activities such as electric bike and scooters testing, DIY activities, final of "I cycle to work" competition.

PKT Gdynia:
Trolleybus Day - 17th September at Kościuszki Square.

ZKM Gdynia:
Three free historic bus lines open during Mobility Week - 1 bus between Gdansk adn Gdynia and 2 trolleybuses in area of Gdynia.
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:
Car-Free Day event will happen on 17th September at Kościuszki Square, which will be closed to car traffic (except trolleybuses).
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Public transport services
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Other: scooter-sharing scheme, Urban bike system in preparation
Freight distribution
  • Other: As a member of Freight TAILS project, Gdynia is working on topic of parking spaces dedicated to freight in city centre
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials