Contact & Activities

Participating city

30.697 inhabitants

Local contact

Bjarki Valberg
Fannborg 6
200 Kopavogur
++354 5701500

Participation 2019

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Walking and bicycle path at Fifan sport facilities is officially open.
17 September
Nature walk with the historic society of Kopavogur
22 September
Central place in Kopavogur is closed for the Car free day. Bus is free there are no bus fares for the day.
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.
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)
  • Extension or creation of new greenways
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Other: Painting of surface of all major crossings meant for school children in green color
  • Other: The new transportation policy addresses accessibility for all
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Other: The municipality has bought two electric cars that have replaced two petrol cars
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns