Business expansion
Latvija; Riga;
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49.3 - Other passenger land transport

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
15 March 2007
Employment effect (start)
19 March 2007
Foreseen end date


Rīgas satiksme is an enterprise of Riga municipality, established on 20.02.2003. In January 2005 four companies of Riga self government - SIA Rīgas satiksme, SIA Tramvaju un trolejbusu pārvalde, SIA Rīgas autostāvvietas and SIA Rīgas domes autobāze merged together. Consequently, SIA Rīgas satiksme has become the largest municipal enterprise The company ensures passenger transportation by public transport (buses, trolleybuses and trams), offers various means of transport for rent as well as provides parking services in Riga city. The company employs about 6500 employees, including 2104 conductors, 1000 bus drivers, 308 tram drivers and 702 trolleybus drivers. The company is going to hire 100 new bus drivers.


  • 15 March 2007: http://www.nva.gov.lv


Eurofound (2007), Rigas Satiksme, Business expansion in Latvia, factsheet number 65137, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/65137.