Contact & Activities

Participating city

19.700 inhabitants

Local contact

PW and Environment
Rut Jónsdóttir
Geislagata 7
600 Akureyri
++354 4601000

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
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".
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
The main street in the city centre will be closed to traffic.
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:
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport services (express services, increase frequency etc)