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81% of passengers satisfied with public transport in Riga

22 December 2014 | By Leona Bemhens, Chairman, Rigas satiksme

In an interview for Intelligent Transport, Leons Bemhens – the company’s Chairman of the Board, discusses passenger and staff satisfaction levels, the ordering and delivery of new vehicles, plus the city’s increasingly popular electronic payment system...


Riga keeps on modernising public transport and electronic services

22 January 2013 | By Leons Bemhens, Chairman of the Board, RP SIA Rīgas satiksme

During the last two years, Rīgas satiksme (the Riga public transport company) has continued its programme of significant changes by successfully developing the potential of electronic payment services, expanding the fleet of low-floor trams as well as achieving the best passenger satisfaction results in the last 14 years. Riga keeps…


Riga upgrades public transport services and rolling stock

15 December 2010 | By Leons Bemhens, Chairman of the Board, Rīgas satiksme

Riga’s public transport has undergone significant changes in recent years. The electronic payment system has been introduced successfully, and after the renovation of the bus fleet, tram and trolleybus renovations have now started, accompanied by modernisation of the infrastructure. Transfer to e-ticket The 1 March 2009 was a remarkable day…


Riga implements one of the most progressive payment systems in public transport

20 September 2009 | By Leon Bemhens, Chairman, Rigas satiksme

Nowadays, many local authorities take increasing care of their residents’ comfort in public transport, and hundreds of cities worldwide have already implemented and are operating electronic payment systems. One of the latest and most progressive systems was launched in Riga, the capital of Latvia, which, together with its suburbs, is…