Participating towns and cities

IcelandMosfellsbær, Iceland

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

Participation 2014

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Mosfellsbær organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2014, taking into account the annual theme.

Bikeride from downtown to lake Hafravatn followed by a forest walk in celebration of the Day of Icelandic Nature.

Conference „Cycling for the future“ on sustainable transportation and bicycling, in cooporation with municipalities in the metropolitan area and bicycle organizations.

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)
Accessibilities
Lowering of pavements
Mobility management
Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
Permanent access restriction to city centres

Car-free day Car-free day

Mosfellsbær carries out a Car-Free Day 2014 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:
Making of a peaceful tranqulised area where pedestrians have the right of way.

Staff at the town hall given a bus tickets with incentives to leave their car on the day „In Town Without My Car!“.