If the Riga City Council is unable to decide on property rights to 22 plots of land near the airport, the matter is likely to wind up in the courts, Minister of Environmental Protection and Regional Development Inga Bērziņa (New Unity) said in an interview on Latvian Television's "Today's Question" program February 26.
Although speed cameras working on roads in Latvia have been verified as accurate, both the Road Traffic Safety Directorate (CSDD) and the State Police are involved in the preparation of violation penalty protocols. Efforts are being made to ensure as little human involvement as possible, Latvian Television's De Facto reported on February 25.
After the plan to close Latvian Postal Service (Latvijas Pasts, LP) offices was suspended, discussions were not over. Postal workers are divided - some are looking for other solutions with their union, and some are signing a letter in support of the changes, Latvian Television reported on February 22.
The state-owned airline airBaltic has half a year left to find 200 million euros to repay buyers of bonds issued in 2019. The head of airBaltic, Martin Gauss, said in an interview that the company will be able to raise money, the state as a shareholder may have to get involved, Latvian Television's De Facto reported on February 12.
From Monday, February 12, traffic will be closed on the section of Slokas iela (Slokas street) from Mārtiņa iela to Hāmaņa iela (in the direction of Jūrmalas iela), and consequently there will be changes on bus routes 30, 37, 41 and 54, according to Rīga municipal transport company "Rīgas satiksme".