Leon Bemhens - Articles and news items

81% of passengers satisfied with public transport in Riga

Issue 6 2014  •  22 December 2014  •  Leona Bemhens, Chairman, Rigas satiksme

In an interview for Eurotransport, 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 implements one of the most progressive payment systems in public transport

Issue 4 2009, Past issues  •  20 September 2009  •  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 home to almost one million […]