Vilnius, Lithuania

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Population

agglomeration: 641,220
city: 574,147

Land area

401 km2

Population density

1392 inhabitants/km2


Vilnius is one of the most frequently visited cities of Eastern Europe. It draws attention, not only because of its unique architectural character, but also by its cultural events and attractions. It is the largest city of the country accounting for 23 per cent of the total population of the country.

In Vilnius there are over 60 bus, 18 trolleybus, 6 rapid bus and 6 night bus routes. The trolleybus network is one of the most extensive in Europe. Over 250 buses and 260 trolleybuses transport about 500,000 passengers every workday.

Sharing services: car-sharing (CityBee, Spark) and bike- sharing (Cyclocity) are available in the city center.

Modal Split

25
24
50
Year 2017

Source:

Vilniaus Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Year

2017

PT
Walk
Bike
Car
36
25
38
Year 2011

Source:

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Survey method:

Resident's interview

Year

2011

Population (2011)

554,192

PT
Walk
Bike
Car
36
25
38
Year 2011
25
24
50
Year 2017
PT
Walk
Bike
Car

Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Alvydas Karalius

Telephone: +370 5 211 2192
Email: ltalvydas.karaliusvplanas
City website:http://www.vilnius.lt

Participation in previous and current EU transport related projects

  • BUSTRIP (2005 - 2007)   (show/hide more information)
    Sustainable urban transport plans
  • MoCuBa (2005 - 2007)   (show/hide more information)
    Mobility Culture in the Baltic Regions
  • InnovaSUMP (2017 - 2021)   (show/hide more information)
    New innovations, enhancements and advances in preparation, elaboration, consultation, adoption, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs), based on the EU established methodology (Clean transport, Urban transport; Eltis), for sustainable low-carbon urban transport and mobility policies and measures promotion, funding, implementation and enhancement.
  • CYCLEwalk (2017 - 2021)   (show/hide more information)
    The Cyclewalk Project aims at supporting the shift from car usage to cycling and walking mobility patterns over shorter distances, improving the accessibility for pedestrians and cyclists. CYCLEWALK will also contribute to the transition to a more sustainable alternative for urban mobility.
  • CMM (2017 - 2021)   (show/hide more information)
    The project wants to make it easier for people in cities around the Baltic Sea to combine walking, cycling, public transport and car-sharing as an environmentally friendly alternative to driving.
  • Eurocities
  • POLIS
  • CIVITAS Forum Network

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Interested in SUMP

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