Participating towns and cities

Latvia Rīga (Riga) , Latvia

621.369 inhabitants
Department of External Communication of Riga City Council
Rātslaukums 1, Centra rajons, Rīga
(++371) 29393211

Participation 2008

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Rīga (Riga) 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)
Further info
Built a new cycle route ~ 9,5 km

Car-free day Car-free day

Rīga (Riga) carries out a Car-Free Day 2008 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:
On 20 th September will be closed a part (aprox 700m) of one of the main streets in the area called Mezhaparks - area with culture and heritage value