Participating towns and cities

IcelandKópavogur, Iceland

40.000 inhabitants
Birkir Rútsson
Digranesvegur 1
200 Kópavogur

Participation 2009

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Kópavogur organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2009, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
16/9: Opening of Mobility week. Eco-friendly cars loaned to the municipality for test drive for two weeks. Kids from local schools decorate a car with flowers and branches from trees.
17/9: Conference about transport. Eco-friendly driving simulators open for everyone to try.
18/9: Schools and kindergartens in the municipality encourage staff, parents and kids to walk, byke or take a bus to school.
19/9: Bicycleday. Bicyclegroups from municipalitys around the capital (Reykjavik) cycle together to Reykjavik. Majors join.
21/9: Bus day. Public encouraged to use public transport, treasure hunt on board the busses.
22/9: "In town without my car" also a competition between staff of the municipality in with department is more eco-friendly when it comes to choosing other transport than the car.