Contact & Activities

Participating city

98.089 inhabitants

Local contact

Development Department
Krišjāņa Valdemāra iela 13, Daugavpils, LV-5401
++371 26926997

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
"Your safety on bike" - interactive lecture for kids about how to be safe on road with bike. (19.09; 20.09; 21.09 Children library "Zilite")

"Cyclist morning" - meeting with cyclist and local government about bicycle tourism places in Daugavpils region and improvement of bicycle infrastructure in city. (17.09 Cafe "Ezitis Migla")

Velo-foto orientation championship. (23.09 Park Esplanade)

"Story evening with cyclists" (20.09 Tourism and information center)
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:
Lacplesa street will be closed for cars.
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 facilities (parking, locks etc)
Public transport services
  • The development of accessible transport services for all
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders