Contact & Activities

Participating city

24.800 inhabitants

Local contact

Brand Management and Public Relations
Līga Bieziņa
Lāčplēša iela 2, Valmiera, LV-4201, Latvia
++371 26495997

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
18.09.2017. - An exam for cyclists driving licence was offered in the public library of Valmiera (Cesu street 4) - a place in the centre of the city closer to the citizens, closer to cyclists.
19.09.2017. - 7.30 - 9.00 a.m. "Cycle to work" action in Valmiera - in cooperation with the bike-service "Gandrs" and the State police welcoming of all the cyclists will be organised. The service masters will offer quick-help and diagnosis of the bike. The police images tom-car Rūdis and beaver Bruno will greet the cyclists in several places of the city.
22.09.2017. - the "Car free day" in Valmiera under the 2017 theme "Clean,shared and intelligent mobility" will offer a day of hikes and excoursions having informatinve and educative content on security and environment, as well as city history and nature. A small hiking excoursion will be offered by Valmiera museum. Open lessons, welcoming the hikers, will be offered also by Vidzeme University, waste management company ZAAO Ltd., State police. A class of Valmiera Pārgauja elementary school will have a hike within the forest celebrating also the poetry days and playing a poetry game about the river Gauja and its nature.
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)
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
  • Create the tactile pavements
  • Lowering of pavements