Contact & Activities

Participating city

713.016 inhabitants

Local contact

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

Participation 2008

The participant is committed to:

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:
On 20 th September will be closed a part (aprox 700m) of one of the main streets in the area called Mezhaparks - area with culture and heritage value
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)