Participating towns and cities

Latvia Riga (Rīga) , Latvia

Website:
Population:
600.000 inhabitants
Department:
Riga city council traffic department
Contact:
Una
Ģertrūdes 36 , Riga
(++371) 29584470

Participation 2012

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Riga (Rīga) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2012, taking into account the annual 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.

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)
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
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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

Car-free day Car-free day

Riga (Rīga) carries out a Car-Free Day 2012 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:
Elizabetes ielas norobežošana - šajā posmā tiks izvietotas dažādas informatīvās teltis un radošās darbnīcas.