Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Sigulda
18.400 inhabitants

Local contact

PR
Sindija Brikmane
Pils iela 16, Sigulda, Latvia, LV 2150
++371 28357158

Participation 2018

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
10.00 Signing of chart
Mayor's Cycling Challenge
Free city transportation
17 September
Launching app for Tourists (in English, Russian)
Free city transportation
18 September
Walking challenge for new mommies
Free city transportation
19 September
10.00-14.00 Safety Day for kids "Be smart, be safe" (Raiņa park, Sigulda).
Free city transportation
20 September
18.00 Meeting with citizens about City Thematical Planning "Traffic Infrastructure"
Free city transportation
21 September
10.00 Municipality Cycling Inspection Tour
Free city transportation
22 September
"Car-Free Day" on Pils street (from Ausekļa Street to Šveices Street)
11.00. Discussion "Should the first cycling street in Latvia be in Sigulda?" Traffic experts, city planners, citizens.
Free city transportation
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:
Central street of the city - Pils street.
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)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns