All Saints Day, (2008) cyclists in Vilnius had a small action in recognition of the bicycle as means of transport in Lithuania: in a
ceremony they locked a white "ghostbike" in front of the
echo in the media was positive and well spread in the national
(private) TV, newspapers and web portals. The cyclists demonstration
"Critical mass" which happens each last Friday of the month in
Vilnius, stopped for a silent moment at the Ghostbike.
2007 in Lithuania 73 cyclists died in traffic accidents, 569 were
injured. Generally Lithuania finds itself on one of the last place in
European traffic casualties' statistics.
of the action:
press releases (in Lithuanian, but with pictures):