Contact & Activities

Participating city

Panevėžio miestas ()
85.878 inhabitants

Local contact

Department of City Infrastructure
Rūta Taučikienė
Laisves sq. 20
++370 45501319

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Presentation of the Facebook campaign "I say no to the car"
17 September
Children's competitions with scooters in Culture and Recreation Park
18 September
Night Cycling - cycling in Panevėžys.
22 September
Presentation of the pedestrian health track in the mobile app # Walk15 and walking on about 6 km of the route, which will present about 10 health promotion information stations marked in the mobile app.

Orienteering competition in the Culture and Recreation Park.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Launch of free-floating bike-sharing schemes
  • Other: New bicycle paths have been installed: A.Jakšto str. (1.3 km), in the Culture and Recreation Park (6 km), by the Ekranas Lagoon (1.62 km).
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Other: Renovated pavement of Respublikos st., Jakšto st., Rožių st., Klaipėdos st., Laisvės sq.
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)
  • Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
  • Other: An electronic ticket system is being implemented. The electronic ticket system will allow the application of a flexible tariff system, the control of carriers and passengers will become higher quality
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
  • Create park and ride stations
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
  • Elaboration of new residential areas
  • Introduction or expansion of Urban Vehicle Access Regulation Scheme
  • Other: There are pedestrian islands and speed limits on the streets near the schools. Klaipėda and Nemuno st. parking is prohibited. Laisvės a. the car parking area has been abolished and the area has been a
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Removal of architectonic barriers
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
  • Other: There are runways on the sidewalks for wheelchairs, wheelchairs and bicycles. In the streets, when renovating bike and footpaths, bike and footpaths are separated by the color of the pavement and this
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
  • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
  • Testing automated vehicles
  • Other: Equipped with 3 electric car charging stations - Elektros st., Parko st. (at Cido Arena), Savanorių a./Laisvės sq.
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Create new platforms for freight transfer
  • Introducing cargo bikes
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Permanent access restriction to city centres
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Other: A sustainable mobility plan for Panevėžys has been prepared and approved. The measures provided for in it are being implemented.
Participation in related EU initiatives:
  • The Covenant of Mayors (as signatory)