Latvian airline airBaltic said March 29 it had used one of its planes to bring much-needed medical supplies from China to Latvia.
Latvia's Disease Prevention and Control Center seeks response from passengers on the bus that ran March 22 from 11 a.m. to 15.25 p.m. on the route Valka-Seda-Valmiera-Rīga.
The Rīga temporary administration is acting to ensure sufficient transport flow during the coronavirus pandemic to reduce crowding, the Rīga City Council told the press March 26.
Latvia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs is warning Latvians abroad that flights to Rīga over the next few days will likely represent their last chance to return home for quite a while.
The chairman and chief executive officer of Latvian airline airBaltic announced March 25 he would not be receiving any wages for the duration of the coronavirus crisis, reported LSM's Latvian language service.
The €441 million project to electrify Latvia's rail infrastructure has been cancelled after being mulled over and delayed for years.
As fewer people are using public transport due to the emergency situation, Latvia's Pasažieru vilciens (Passenger Rail) is reducing some train services from March 24 to April 14.
Changes in Rīga's public transport movement due to the reduction of the COVID-19 virus took effect March 21, as previously reported by LSM.
Due to the state of emergency and "a significant drop in passenger numbers", Rīga's municipal transport company, Rīgas Satiksme, has announced extensive changes to its timetables.
The Ministry of Transport has announced a list of commercial flights through which Latvian residents can return home, and other nationals can leave the country according to its website on March 19.
As March 17, 2020 ticked into existence, a range of strict new rules came into force at Latvia's border crossing points.
Polish authorities will allow Baltic transport through Poland so that residents can return home, said Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs on Facebook March 16.
The Latvian airline airBaltic plans to continue reducing the number of employees by a total of 400, said Martin Gauss, the airline's chief executive, in an interview with LTV's Morning Panorama news show.
Just one day after it announced 250 "temporary" job losses due to falling flight demand caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, Latvian airline airBaltic added another 100 to the total, LTV reported March 12.
Latvian airline airBaltic announced March 11 it was further reducing its number of flights and temporarily laying off staff due to plunging demand caused by the coronavirus crisis.
Latvian airline airBaltic announced March 10 it will offer its passengers one date change free of charge on all new reservations made from March 10 until March 31, for travel within 2020.
March 5 sees more than 100 rail industry experts and policymakers meeting for the Rail Baltica Forum in Brussels.
Latvian airline airBaltic announced March 5 a temporarily decrease in the number of flights from Riga to Milan, Italy between March 23 and May 31, 2020.
Techchill showcased 50 of the most promising startups from the Baltics, Scandinavia, and Central Europe and the after the finalists pitched their ideas in front of conference audience, international VC's, business angels, accelerators, media, and the official judges Estonian startup woola came out on top winning the no-strings-attached 10,000 euro prize, according to organizers on February 21.
Ziemupe residents have asked the Ministry of Transport to improve the state roads leading into the village center, as the gravel surface becomes incredibly dusty during the summer tourist season, according to a Latvian Radio broadcast on February 20.
An international team of experts has started working on a study which will evaluate how to integrate the existing Latvian railway network and the new Rail Baltica infrastructure in a single and coordinated railway network, the company behind the Rail Baltica project announced February 19.
Latvia's national passenger rail company Pasažieru vilciens on February 12 unveiled, if not its new trains, then at least the new color of its new trains when they finally pull up to the platform in a few years' time.
The three Baltic Prime Ministers are due to meet in Tallinn, Estonia on February 7, with the future of the 6 billion euro Rail Baltica project expected to be on the agenda.
Saturday March 7 will see the next Rīga street to be closed to motorised traffic for the day following the success of previous experiments in January and February.
Representatives of the European Railway lines (Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas), RB Rail and the Latvian Ministry of Transport have started work to select candidates for the tender for the construction of the important new "Rail Baltica" station at Rīga International Airport and related infrastructure, reported LSM's Latvian language service February 5.
Geotechnical exploration works on the Rail Baltica route through Riga get under way 17 January, according to RB Rail, the company responsible for building the 6-billion-euro infrastructure project.