Participating towns and cities

IcelandMosfellsbær, Iceland

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Population:
8.800 inhabitants
Department:
Environmental Department
Contact:
Tómas Gíslason
Þverholti 2
270 Mosfellsbæ Mosfellsbær
(++354) 525-6700

Participation 2013

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Mosfellsbær organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2013, taking into account the annual theme.

Encouraging inhabitants to use environmentally friendly methods of transportation through media information.
Organizing a bicycle ride around town to visit the many hidden wonders of the town.
Organizing a bicycle ride together with other municipitalities in the metromolitan area in connection with "The day of icelandic nature".
Working with schools on a program to encourage pupils and teatchers to walk or cycle to school/work.
Participation in a conference on the advantages of cycling as a public transport, called "Cycling to the future".
Working with the main public transport company on projects encouraging people to use public transports/busses more frequently.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

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

New or improved bicycle facilities
Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers