Contact & Activities

Participating city

8.800 inhabitants

Local contact

Environmental Department
Tómas Gíslason
Þverholti 2
270 Mosfellsbæ
++354 525-6700

Participation 2012

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Encouraging inhabitats to use environmentally friendly methods of travelling.
Organizing a gathering of cyclists in the centre of town that will cycle together from Mosfellsbaer to the capital Reykjavik city, meeting there with cyclists from all around the capital area.
Working with schools on a program to encourage pupils and teachers to walk or cycle to work.
Conference about the use of bicycles as a transport method.
Working with the main public transport company on projects encouraging people to use public transports more freqently.
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)
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns