A Taxi in Riga

There are a lot of taxi operators, which work in Riga right now. And it is easy to get lost in the choice of taxi operators even for a local, not only for an expat. All official Riga taxi cars have yellow number board, which starts with TX or TQ letters. The Panda taxi has become quite popular in Riga. These cars can be easily identified by their brand colours – yellow, white, and black and a logo with panda on them. More prestigious and expensive are the BalticTAXI taxis, operated under the AirBaltic company. These is a lot of […]

Paying for parking

Riga city is divided into 6 municipal parking zones. The price varies according to the proximity to the Old Riga – the closer you are, the higher is the rate per hour. The paid parking hours are from 8:00 till 20:00 in the working days and from 10:00 till 17:00 on Saturday. On Sundays municipal parking is free. The signs for the municipal parking are the big “P” letter with working hours below the sign, which is located along the streets. There are several ways how one can pay for the city parking in Riga. First of all there are parking […]