Contact & Activities

Participating city

30.697 inhabitants

Local contact

Bjarki Valberg
Fannborg 6
200 Kopavogur
++354 5701500

Participation 2011

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
- Opening a web site for comments on our first and new bicycle network
- Survey in schools, how to 6 and 12 year olds travel to school, motivation to schools to encourage all to use alternative transport.
- Introduction of our policy to change and invest in eco-friendly transport for the municipality.
- Conference- Cycling to the future, organized by cycling organization in Iceland
- Family day at Strætó bs. (public bus company)
- Organizing competition between the staff off Kopavogur municipality in which department is the most eco-friendly.
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
  • Other: We have started working on our new bicycle network and are now asking for comments on our plan that lies forhand. After that we will make action plan on next bike lanes.
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Mobility management
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Development of travel plans / mobility plans in consultation with local stakeholders