„Rīgas satiksme” was founded on February 20, 2003; its legal status is Riga municipal limited liability company. „Rīgas satiksme” is a company with share capital 100% owned by Riga city municipality. „Rīgas satiksme” owns capital shares in the following companies with share capital: SIA „Rīgas karte” (51%), SIA „Rīgas acs” (100%), SIA „Centra termināls” (17.29%). The company operates in conformity with the requirements set by quality standards ISO:2009 and OHSAS 18001:2007. At present, the company employs about 4300 people.
The company’s mission: to provide an affordable, reliable and sustainable public transport system, motor transportation and parking services while furthering economic growth and improvement of quality of life in Riga.
The company’s vision: a modern and socially responsible business.
The company operates four business lines:
- Supervision of the united public transport network
- Passenger transportation
- Management of parking lots
- Transport rent
„Rīgas satiksme” provides:
- 9 tram routes
- 19 trolleybus routes
- 55 bus routes
The public transport of „Rīgas satiksme” (trams, trolleybuses, buses) runs a distance of about 45 million kilometres and carries nearly 150 million passengers a year. „Rīgas satiksme” manages more than 5000 parking lots in Riga and Vecāķi. The company also provides other services: trips in the Retro tram in summer and bicycle parking.