Participating towns and cities

IcelandAkureyri, Iceland

19.700 inhabitants
PW and Environment
Rut Jónsdóttir
Geislagata 7
600 Akureyri
(++354) 4601000
Akureyri already registered 9x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2022 2021 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

Participation 2016

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Akureyri organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2016, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Different activities will be held during the whole week. Park(ing) day will be on friday the 16th, bicycle trips on the 16th and 17th, a bicycle tournament on the 18th and a walkin trip on the 20th. During the whole week a photo contest will be running where the theme is "Walking around the town".

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Akureyri implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

Public transport services
Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)

Car-free day Car-free day

Akureyri carries out a Car-Free Day 2016 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.

Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
The main street in the city centre will be closed to traffic.