Participating towns and cities

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Gdańsk (Gdansk)
470.907 inhabitants

Local contact

Wydział Gospodarki Komunalnej (UMG) and ZTM Gdańsk
Anna Klinkosz
Urząd Miejski w Gdańsku
ul. Nowe Ogrody 8/12
80-803 Gdańsk

Zarząd Transportu Miejskiego w Gdańsku
ul. Na Stoku 49
80-874 Gdańsk
++48 58 526 81 09

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
A week of different sustainable transport related activities carried out by the City Hall of Gdansk and other institutions.
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:
Free public transport for people leaving their cars at home and traveling by public transport

Stagiewna Street in Gdańsk is permanently disabled from pedestrian traffic since August 1, 2017. Since then, it is exclusively for pedestrian traffic.
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:
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • 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
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas