From December onwards – a 24/7 bus shuttling to the airport

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A Vilnius City transport entity “Susiekimo paslaugos” informs that as from December 1, Route 88 Airport–centre–Europe square buses will be operating round the clock, seven days per week. The name of the route will be changed – from now on the Route 88 bus will be called ‘Airport–Station–Old Town–Independence square’. ‘We have an excellent and exceptional public transportation route, dedicated Read more

Vilnius Municipality to temporarily halt roadworks from September 1st

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Vilnius Municipality has confirmed that all roadworks in the city will be suspended from September 1st–16th, 2016. The decision was taken to reduce congestion and disruptions to the journeys of residents returning to work, school, and university after the summer. Between June–August 2016, the municipality repaired around 40 kilometres of streets and pavements in Vilnius. Repairs were made to improve Read more

Bike-friendly buses introduced in Vilnius

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August 18, 2016, saw Vilnius Municipality introduce a new pilot project, which sees buses fitted with bicycle racks to accommodate the city’s cyclists. The buses will run 16 times  each per-day on the 3G and 43 route, which climbs the hill on the way to the Šeškinė district. Vilnius Mayor, Remigijus Šimašius, said that the project has been introduced to evaluate Read more

Vilnius Municipality to improve roundabout safety and efficiency with clearer road markings

Vilnius Municipality will introduce clearer road markings on the Žirmūnų and Olandų ring roads

Clearer road markings will be introduced on the Žirmūnų and Olandų roundabouts from August 6 [Photo by – Saulius Žiūra] From August 6, 2016, Vilnius Municipality will introduce clearer road markings on the Žirmūnų and Olandų roundabouts. The municipality expects the markings will improve the roads‘ traffic flow by 20 percent, and reduce congestion during peak times. The markings are also Read more

Vilnius Municipality improves conditions for cyclists in city centre and Old Town

The widened cycle lane on Gediminas Avenue

Between Monday June 13-14, Vilnius Municipality repainted the cycle lanes on Gediminas Avenue, the city’s main street, in order to improve cycling conditions. The newly repainted cycle lanes have been extended by 0.5 metres. The expansion project will also spread to Universiteto street in Vilnius’ Old Town in the future. However, the date and by how much the street will Read more

International Public Tender for Private Carrier(s) to be Announced by Vilnius Public Transport

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Improved public transportation is the goal of an open international tender which the City of Vilnius is planning to shortly announce. The soon to be issued public tender will enable the selection of a  private carrier(s) that will by next year, be operating in Vilnius up to 100 new buses, including 43 large tri-axial buses and 52 medium-sized buses (with Read more

Open public transportation data for residents of Vilnius

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Vilnius residents will now be able to keep track of how their city’s transport system is performing, as well as receive updates on the busiest routes. A ME Susisiekimo paslaugos is now offering on online register that provides up to date data on stops, as well as bus and trolleybus movement data. ‘We have always wanted to be able to Read more