Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Liepaja
69.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Environmental Department
Aija Štāle
Rožu iela 6
3401 Liepaja
++371 63404745

Participation 2006

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
During mobility week Liepaja city council will promote and support many activities of local NGOs, municipal and state institutions, youth organizations. The hot theme will be YOU COUNTROL CLIMATE CHANGE.

Main actions will be:
1) The 23rd of September will be "IN TOWN WITHOUT CAR DAY". There are information in radio, local newspapers, public transport about these day and its idea. Everybody can participate, leaving his car at home. The main activity will be Bicycle race in the city streets. Participants will have T-shirts with official campaign logo. After race will be possible to pass an examination and receive cyclist certificate.
2) Local NGO "Green center" organizes the drawing contest for childrens. The exhibition of drawing will be opened in 18th of September. The theme of contest is "IN TOWN WITHOUT CAR".
3) Local NGO "Green center" organizes sports. Everybody can participate.
4) Local NGO "Environment breath" organizes information seminar about air quality on September 21-22.
5) Ciy Sport department organizes OLYMPIC DAY with different sport activities.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
It will be one of two streets in the city center opened for car free day: non-motorised transport activities on the 23rd of September