Participating towns and cities

Latvia Cēsis (Cesis) , Latvia

18.857 inhabitants
Development and building department
Evija Taurene
Bērzaines iela 5, Cēsis, Cēsu nov., LV 4101
(++371) 26346996
Cēsis (Cesis) already registered 8x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2018 2015 2013 2012 2007 2006 2004 2002

Participation 2018

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Cēsis (Cesis) organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2018, taking into account the annual theme.

16 September
Launching social media contest for the mobility week in Cēsis - #arveloCēsīs #mixandmoveCēsis
All the pictures will be shared on Cēsis social media accounts and put out for public voting. Those with most votes will receive prizes from the municipality.
19 September
Bike to work day - closing Vienības square for traffic, organising cyclists' corridor, cyclist counting and a photowall.
Cyclists will have the opportunity to register their e-mails in order to draw a prize - opportunity to have a bike fixed or diagnosed in the local bike shop!
Cyclists will also be informed about the free of charge bike-fixing stand near "Eži".
#biketowork #arvelocēsīs #arvelouzdarbu
22 September
Car free day in Cēsis.
Central traffic square will be closed for car traffic.
From 10.00 to 14.00 activities for all ages will be organised.
Different cycling activities and test rides with e-bikes will be available throughout the day.
9.00 registration for uphill cycling contest (Lenču street), 10:15 start for age group up to 7 y.o., 10:40 start for 7-15 y.o., 11.20 star for 16-60+ y.o. participants.
12.00 cyclist's parade (Valmieras street) with prizes for decorated bikes
12:25 Green Trial bike show
12.50 Awards ceremony

Local city planners will be there to discuss mobility options with citizens.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Cēsis (Cesis) implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Creation of Traffic Safety and Calming strategy for Cēsis city

Car-free day Car-free day

Cēsis (Cesis) carries out a Car-Free Day 2018 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:
Vienības laukums, Lenču iela, Valmieras iela (partly)