Participating towns and cities

IcelandMosfellsbær, Iceland

13.430 inhabitants
Katrín Dóra Þorsteinsdóttir
Þverholt 2, 270 Mosfellsbæ Mosfellsbær
(++354) 6257595

Participation 2016

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Mosfellsbær organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2016, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
1) Bicycling tour from Reykjavik city to Mosfellsbaer in celebration of start of EMW and combined with a bicycle conference held in Mosfellsbaer.

2) Bicycle conference – Bicycling for the future 2016.
A whole day conference on sustainable transportation and bicycling,held in Mosfellsbaer, in cooporation with municipalities in the metropolitan area and regional bicycle organizations.

3) Inauguration of a new bicycle trail from downtown Mosfellsbaer heading north of the town towards Mount Esja, an extension of a new biketrail from Mosfellsbaer to adjacent Reykjavik city, set down in 2013 and finalized 2014-2015, in order to facilitate urban sustainable mobility.

4) Opening of a new big world cup pump track bike setup for children for bicycle, BMX and scateboard users.

5) BMX-Program for children at main square with BMX bicycle experts showing tricks on their bikes and temporary bicycle ramps put up on the main square for BMX and scateboard enthusiasts.

6) Dr. Bike sets up a repair garage at the main square to assist residence in repairing their bikes.

7) Bicycle maps distributed to all swimmingpools and sporting facilities, and put on the the town´s webside to encouraged residents in Mosfellsbæ to take advantage
of a wide range of biking trails in Mosfellsbaer.

8) A map showing the 15-minute walking radius and 6 cycling radius from the center Mosfellsbaer introduced to encourage people to walk or bicycle locally.

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)

Car-free day Car-free day

Mosfellsbær carries out a Car-Free Day 2016 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:
All residence visiting the local library given a bus tickets with incentives to leave their car at home on the day