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 2019

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Mosfellsbær organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2019, taking into account the annual theme.

16 September
Bicycling tour in town in celebration of start of EMW and combined with The Day of Icelandic Nature.
17 September
Dr. Bike sets up a repair garage at the main square to assist residence in repairing their bikes.
18 September
Inauguration of a new bicycle counters in town.
Inauguration of new municipal logos on bicycle tracks at municipal boundaries with Reykjavik city.
19 September
BMX-Program for children at main square with BMX bicycle experts showing tricks on their bikes, to encouraging children to bicycle more.
20 September
Bicycle conference – Bicycling for the future 2019.
A whole day conference on sustainable transportation and bicycling, held in cooperation with municipalities in the metropolitan area and regional bicycle organizations.
21 September
Introduction of a new bicycle map showing main bicycle routes in metropolitan area, color marked and comprehensively signposted.
Bicycle maps distributed to all swimming pools and sporting facilities, and put on the the town´s website to encourage local residents to take advantage of a wide range of biking trails in town.
A map showing the 15-minute walking radius and 6 cycling radius from the town center introduced to encourage people to walk or bicycle locally.
22 September
Car free day. Free bus transfers for all residents with incentives to leave their car at home n the day

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)
Pedestrianisation
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
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) planned
Use of ecological vehicles for public transport fleets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Elaboration of new residential areas
Mobility management
Adoption of workplace travel plans

Car-free day Car-free day

Mosfellsbær carries out a Car-Free Day 2019 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:
Car free day. Free bus transfers for all residents with incentives to leave their car at home n the day