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Public transport and parking in Riga to be free during state festivities

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUOn Friday, 18 November, Riga residents and guests to the city will be able to use public transport services free of charge. For Staro Riga festival throughout 17th – 20th November, additional transports will be organized to secure convenient transportation around the capital.

To provide residents and guests with convenient means of transport around the capital, additional vehicles will be organized for the following bus routes: 2, 3, 11, 12; united 12, 23 and 26 (on Stone Bridge), 18, 24, 25, 37, 40, 41, 50, 51, 52 and 53. More transports will be provided for the following tram routes: 4, 5, 6, 7, 10 and 11, as well as the following trolleybus routes: 9, 14, 15, 17, 18, 22 and 27.

On 18 November, all public transport services will follow weekend schedule. Shuttle buses will also follow weekend schedule. Rīgas satiksme reminds people that it will be necessary to pay for shuttle bus services as usual.

Due to the planned National Armed Forces parade, there may be disruptions in public transport services. This applies to routes following the Stone Bridge, Aspazijas Boulevard, Rainis Boulevard, Merkela Street, Brivibas Boulevard, Brivibas Street and Bruninieku Street. There may be short public transport disruptions at Zigfrida Annas Meierovica Boulevard, Aspazijas Boulevard, Rainis Boulevard, Brivibas Boulevard and Brivibas Street from 19:20 to 20:20 because of the festive event and the president’s speech at the Freedom Monument.

Parking lots serviced by Rīgas satiksme will be allowed to be used free of charge on 18 November. This will not apply to the underground parking lot on K.Valdemara Street 5a.

On 17 November, RS customer service centre on Brivibas Street 49/53 will be open from 08:00 until 17:00. Other customer service centres will work under normal schedule – until 19:00. All customer service centres will be closed on 18 November.

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