Contact & Activities

Participating city

8.800 inhabitants

Local contact

Environmental Department
Tómas Gíslason
Þverholti 2
270 Mosfellsbæ
++354 525-6700

Participation 2020

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
16 September
Opening of EMW in Mosfellsbær municipality
Opening of EMW mascot facebook game: "Which mascot are you?"
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 municipal logs on a waterfront bicycle track 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
Introduction of a new bicycle map showing main bicycle routes in metropolitan area, color marked and comprehensively signposted.
21 September
Inauguration of a new bicycle counters in town.
22 September
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.
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)
  • Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems
  • Launch of accessibility plans
  • Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility