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 2019

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Valmiera organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2019, taking into account the annual theme.

16 September
Opening flash-mob of Valmiera participation at the European Social Biking Challenge
17 September
Continuation of the European Social Biking Challenge
18 September
Continuation of the European Social Biking Challenge
19 September
Flash-mob "Bikers"
Continuation of the European Social Biking Challenge
20 September
Continuation of the European Social Biking Challenge
21 September
9.00-14.00 The car-free day of the European Mobility week "Valmiera for the people" - Discover the city, walk and cycle with us. Zilonu street closed for traffic. Demonstration and public hearing of the reconstruction project of Zilonu street to the Theatre square. Demonstration of the new thematic planning "Development conception of Valmiera transportaiton infrastructure" - offering a cyclists and pedestriants involvement game on voting for the best solutions for traffic situations within Valmiera city area and presenting the ideas covered withing the new conception; cyclists involvement in riding bike rides through Valmiera proposing their new city site-seeing and touristic cycling routs and also giving feedback on the necessary cycling infrastructure needs. Mobility related activities led by other stakeholders.
22 September
Continuation of the European Social Biking Challenge

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)
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Renovation of a foot bridge deck
Public transport services
City bus driving for no charge for students and seniors
Traffic calming and access control scheme
New traffic regulations: traffic circulation and parking
Elaboration of new residential areas
Create the tactile pavements
Create wheelchair ramps
Lowering of pavements
Mobility management
Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers

Car-free day Car-free day

Valmiera carries out a Car-Free Day 2019 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 21st of September whole Zilonu street in Valmiera, additionally proposing a speed reduction zone on Lacplesa street where Valmiera theater meets Zilonu street (future Theater square).