The main provider of public transport services in Rīga is the municipal transport company SIA Rīgas Satiksme. The company runs buses, trolleybuses and trams on more than 80 routes covering the entire city. Public transport in Rīga is reliable and runs according to schedule, and in case there are no traffic jams, you will arrive on time. The schedules can be found at each public transport stop, likewise on Rīgas Satiksme website at www.rigassatiksme.lv. Public transport in Rīga runs from 5:00 until 0:00. Special night buses are available at night hours.
Iphone/Android smart phone users can download public transport applications. The applications are run in offline mode and provide transport routes and schedules. The applications allow transport routes to be viewed on the map and can also display your location using GPS support. For Iphone users – “Stops Rīga lite” and “Trafi”. For Android users – “Satiksme Rīgā – saraksti” and “Trafi”.
Rīga Stradiņš University is located in Pārdaugava – the part of Rīga that Latvians call “the other side of the River Daugava”. The main building of RSU is located in Rīga at 16 Dzirciema Street. Although RSU is not in the centre of the city, the transport connections to the University are very good. You can get to University by tram, bus, trolleybus or minibus.