Klaipėda, Lithuania

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Population

city: 149,015

Land area

98 km2

Population density

1521 inhabitants/km2


Klaipėdais a port city and the third largest city in Lithuania. Klaipėda's public transport system (route network) covers all major streets. Public transport is very logical and comfortable for travelling because of its geographical peculiarity the city has expanded along the coast, from north to south.

The port of Klaipėda is one of the few ice-free ports in northernmost Europe, and the largest in Lithuania. It serves as a port of call for cruise ships as well as freight transport. Regular passenger ferry lines connect to Kiel, Karlshamn and other European cities.

Modal Split

29
29
38
Year 2017

Source:

Klaipėda Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Year

2017

PT
Walk
Bike
Car

Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Mantė Černiutė-Amšiejienė

Telephone: +370 684 78 951
Email: ltmante.amsiejieneklaipeda
City website:http://www.klaipeda.lt

Participation in previous and current EU transport related projects

  • PIMMS TRANSFER (2008 - 2011)   (show/hide more information)
    PIMMS TRANSFER will EXTEND, DEEPEN and PROMOTE the Mobility Management \
  • PORTIS (2016 - 2019)   (show/hide more information)
    The project aims to show that sustainable mobility can increase functional and social cohesion between city centres and ports, while pushing the economy forward and boosting the allure of modern urban environments.
  • Eurocities
  • CIVITAS Forum Network

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

SUMP was adopted in 2018.

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