Participating towns and cities

LatviaValmiera, Latvia

24.575 inhabitants
Branding and Public Relations Department
Elizabete Ločmele
Lāčplēša iela 2, Valmiera, LV-4201
(++371) 22035385
Valmiera already registered 9x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2021 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2002

Participation 2017

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Valmiera organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2017, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
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.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Valmiera 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)
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Create the tactile pavements
Lowering of pavements