Participating towns and cities

Latvia Riga (Rīga) , Latvia

600.000 inhabitants
Riga city council traffic department
Ģertrūdes 36 , Riga
(++371) 29584470

Participation 2008

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Riga (Rīga) implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

New or improved bicycle facilities
Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)

Car-free day Car-free day

Riga (Rīga) carries out a Car-Free Day 2008 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

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