Free bicycle "driving test" as part of Rga Bike Week
From June 4 to June 7, Riga Bike Week is taking place at the Riga Motormuseum. As part of the event, children, adolescents, and adults will have an opportunity to pass a free bicycle driver's test. Three theoretical tests are scheduled for each of the four days. The limit of participants for each test is 15.
Spain's IDOM scoops another major Rail Baltica contract
RB Rail AS, the joint venture overseeing the 6 billion euro Rail Baltica infrastructure project, on May 22 announced the winner of its latest tender, for design and design supervision services for the construction of the new line from Tallinn to Rapla in Estonia.
Riga City Council to start reinforcing closed-off bridge
Following a joint meeting of the State Construction Control Bureau and the Rīga City Council's Transport Department May 8, a decision was made to launch reinforcement of Augusta Deglava Bridge's beams, as Una Ahuna-Ozola from the Rīga  City Council's Transport Department told LETA.
Deglava bridge to be partially reopened
From May 4 the Deglava bridge will be opened to public and emergency vehicles will, said Māris Demme, a senior official at the State Construction Control Bureau on May 3.
Deglava bridge likely to remain closed for the week
The Deglava bridge is likely to be closed for the week. The State Construction Control Bureau is on April 30 to receive a report over the safety of the bridge. It is likely to take the bureau two days to evaluate it, and due to the holiday of May 1 it is likely to remain closed at least until Friday.
Busy Rīga bridge closes, congestion increases
The busy Deglava bridge in Rīga closed to traffic early Thursday morning, with drivers forced to seek alternative routes into the city. Predictably, congestion was soon a problem as they sought a rat run to reach work.
Interview: Keeping Rail Baltica on track
Latvian Radio's Brussels correspondent tracked down two of the men given the responsibility of implementing the 6-billion-euro Rail Baltica project, which will connect Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania by means of a high-speed rail link, with onward connections to Finland and Poland.