Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Riga
713.016 inhabitants

Local contact

Riga city council traffic department
Una
Ģertrūdes 36 , Riga
++371 29584470

Participation 2014

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
No 15.09 līdz 19.09. „Bike to work”. Kampaņas ietvaros būtiski veicināt velo transportu kā ikdienai piemērotu ceļā uz darbu, skolu vai citās gaitās. Katru darba dienu, iepriekš minētajos datumos un vietās, laikā no 8 līdz 9, pulcēsies velo draudzīgie uzņēmēji un citi velo aktīvisti, kuri riteņbraucējiem pateiksies par to ikdienas pārvietošanās izvēli.

18.09. „Ērenpreiss pagalma svētki” - velo sezona turpinās! Svētku ietvaros velodraugiem sarūpēts koncerts, našķi, darbosies velo tirdziņš . Svētku ietvaros būs kau kas jauns un inovatīvs JAUNO Ērenpreiss velosipēdu modeļu prezentācija!!!!!

20.-22.09. „Nemierīga? Traki mierīga!’ Miera ielā tiks izveidota velojosjas makets

20.09. Mežaparka ielu svētki, kur tiks slēgta iela Stokholmas ielā no Gustava Ādolfa kafejnīcas līdz Stendera ielai.
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:
Aktivitāšu norisei izvēlētas trīs vietas, kur pēc pēdējo velosipēdistu skaitīšanu datiem konstatēts vislielākais minēju skaits – uz Vanšu tilta, VEF tilta, kā arī Skolas un Lāčplēša ielu krustojumā.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Launch of integrated services for the various public transport modes
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner)
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Launch of seamless transport modes to facilitate access to business areas or other social areas
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas