Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Reykjavik
120.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Department of Environment and Planning
Björg Helgadóttir
Borgartun 12-14
105 Reykjavik
++354 4118902

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Emphasizing the good progress we have made the last years, by collect all data regarding cycling and more cycling routs. Increase in public transport and more emphasis on public transport in all planning, like laying more lanes specific for public transport and giving way in traffic lights for public transport.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Main roads around the city center.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Accessibilities
  • Other: We are working on some of these improvements, and have already done alot.