Participating towns and cities

Latvia Riga (Rīga) , Latvia

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

Participation 2010

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Riga (Rīga) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2010, taking into account the annual theme.

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)
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Framing of working plan to flatten edges of sidewalks.
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)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Opening a new electric transport charging point.
Lowering of pavements
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Activation of bicycle registration to protect against bicycle stealing.
Mobility management
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers

Car-free day Car-free day

Riga (Rīga) carries out a Car-Free Day 2010 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.