Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Valga
11.800 inhabitants

Local contact

Development
Lea Vutt
Valga, Puiestee 8, 68203
++372 58874836

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Fitwalking demonstration. Fitwalking and nordic walking for elder citizens.
17 September
Adventourous orienteering game "walk VVALK".
An adventurous game played on the Roadgames platform that knows no borders!
Game is hosted by Valga Municipality, Valka Municipality and Interreg Estonia-Latvia Programme.
18 September
Adventourous orienteering game "walk VVALK"
An adventurous game played on the Roadgames platform that knows no borders!
Game is hosted by Valga Municipality, Valka Municipality and Interreg Estonia-Latvia Programme.
19 September
Adventourous orienteering game "walk VVALK"
An adventurous game played on the Roadgames platform that knows no borders!
Game is hosted by Valga Municipality, Valka Municipality and Interreg Estonia-Latvia Programme.

Planting 30 trees for Interreg. Solemn ceremony in the new common heart of twin cities Valga and Valka (Estonia-Latvia). Together with the development of the new public space, a cross-border pedestrian street connecting the central squares of the two cities and a new pedestrian border-river crossing point with a footpath and a bridge will be created.
Event is hosted by Valga Municipality, Valka Municipality and Interreg Estonia-Latvia Programme.
21 September
Monday Morning Municipal Movement Minutes
22 September
Car-free Day
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.
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
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Public transport services
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Accessibilities
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles
  • Charging points for electric vehicles
Freight distribution
  • New regulations for freight distribution
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders