Contact & Activities

Participating city

13.096 inhabitants

Local contact

Latvijas Zaļā kustība
Aiga Tetere
Ģertrūdes iela 19/21-3, Rīga
1010 Riga
++371 29851991

Participation 2011

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
There will be organized event of bicycle orienteering by Local Government of Kuldīga on 22nd September. The route will be elaborated specially for this event. It will helps not only get acquainted with more beautiful objects of Kuldīga but also will goes by new bicycle lanes. There also will be organized a weekend bicycle race along more beautiful places of Kuldīga on 24th September.
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:
To celebrate European Car Free Day Mucenieku Street will be closed for cars on 22nd September. This street lays down the old town and it is one of the main roads here. On this street Kuldīga Centre Secondary School takes place too. Also there has been built new bicycle lane.
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)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
  • Other: For the second year the green areas of the city have been planted with trees
  • Create wheelchair ramps
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
Mobility management
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas