Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Riga
713.016 inhabitants

Local contact

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

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Plānoti vairāk nekā divdesmit dažādi pasākumi un aktivitātes aktīva dzīvesveida un videi draudzīgu, veselīgu pārvietošanās veidu popularizēšanai, tāpat tiks padomāts arī par praktisku infrastruktūras uzlabojumu ieviešanu.

Mobilitātes nedēļas laikā notiks visdažādā­
kie konkursi, informatīvas akcijas, kā arī interesanti un savdabīgi velobraucēju pasākumi, kuros varēs piedalīties ikviens.
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:
Elizabetes ielas norobežošana - šajā posmā tiks izvietotas dažādas informatīvās teltis un radošās darbnīcas.
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)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
Freight distribution
  • Other: -
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
  • Development of systems and equipment for measuring air quality in public places
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas