Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Kopavogur
30.697 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment
Bjarki Valberg
Fannborg 6
200 Kopavogur
++354 5701500

Participation 2017

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
History and nature walk with the historic society of Kopavogur on 16th of September and Environmental committee of Kopavogur.
Cycling tour of the municipality on the 17th of September.
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:
Closing of a main street for Car-Free Day on the 22nd of September.
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)
  • Other: Signposting of the major cycling routes through and within the municipality
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Other: Enlarging a street space for pedestrians and narrowing the car lanes.
Public transport services
  • Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc)
  • Other: Adding a bus route and extending several bus routes to increase mobility of inhabitans.