Vilnius working group returned from three day ROCK Project General Assembly in Lyon full of good emotions. In addition to well evaluated results and new knowledge the working group once again made sure it was on the right track – measuring sensors are moving into other cities.
First day of the conference was dedicated to Lyon city lighting condition, interface with ROCK project and city lighting strategy, future plans and challenges. Conference provided an opportunity for other cities to present their lighting plans. Vilnius city representative Rūta Matonienė had presented main city lighting projects.
An important meeting with LUCI, the international network of cities on urban lighting also took place in Lyon. Opportunities of Vilnius to join LUCI international network and potential Vilnius benefits was discussed during this meeting.
Vilnius working group was acknowledged for activity in EUROCITIES organisation. Capital representatives presented our best practice examples – TECH PARK“ and „ARCH PARK“. It is also worth to mention that Vilnius organised visit of Lithuania representative from MOSTA visit to Europe cities and regions event in Brussels.
Vilnius municipality in partnership with Vilnius Gediminas Technical University have been implementing an unique project, during which Neuroanalytics system for data collection and analysis of emotions of city residents was developed. Collected data combined with other information layers will be used to create emotion, physiological and pollution maps of public spaces, as well to provide personalised recommendations.
As part of the ROCK project, Vilnius has a unique opportunity to measure how the emotional state of citizens and city guests changes in various circumstances. Now this data is particularly valuable because there is an extraordinary situation around the world – we are affected by the coronavirus,... ❯❯❯
Vilnius cafes reopened. Photo by Saulius Ziura
Have you ever seen an outdoor café sprawled across an entire city? You just might see one in Vilnius, especially with the city declaring that it’s taking a step further in helping the cafés and restaurants, which have been allowed to... ❯❯❯
Delivery of library books directly to your home in Vilnius has become a very popular quarantine entertainment – residents of Vilnius liked the new service so much that they ordered more than 300 books to be sent to their homes in the first five hours of the opening of the service.... ❯❯❯
In response to the problems of restaurants and cafés that have been closed during the quarantine and to the rules for the operation of outdoor cafés that were announced today by the Ministry of Health, during this season, the Vilnius Municipality opens all public spaces in the city to... ❯❯❯
In the evening of 17 April, the first drive-in cinema in the country invited to its opening in Vilnius. Moviegoers will be able to safely enjoy good cinema on the big screen till the very end of the summer at the “Žmonės Drive-in Cinema” set up at the parking lot of the exhibition and... ❯❯❯
For two days, Vilnius was the center of good practice of the ROCK project – on 25-26 February, project participants from 9 European cities gathered in the capital for the first time. During the meeting, the biggest achievements of all the participants and the Vilnius ROCK team, their integration... ❯❯❯