Participating towns and cities

IcelandKopavogur, Iceland

Website:
Population:
30.697 inhabitants
Department:
Environment
Contact:
Bjarki Valberg
Fannborg 6
200 Kopavogur
(++354) 5701500

Participation 2010

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Kopavogur organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2010, taking into account the annual theme.

Opening of a national website regarding mobilityweek.
Introduction of environmentally friendly cars, i.e. electrical, Methan, Hydrogen, electrical bikes and vespas.
Group cycling with mayors in the area (from the suburbs to the Reykjavik city centre).
A joint efford with schools and preschools to introduce eco-travelling.
A forum will be held about eco-friendly travelling. We will advertise the week and encourage inhabitants and employees of Kopavogur municipality to leave their car at home for one day. Organizing competition between the staff off Kopavogur municipality in which department is the most eco-friendly.

Car-free day Car-free day

Kopavogur carries out a Car-Free Day 2010 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.