Participating towns and cities

IcelandKópavogur, Iceland

40.000 inhabitants
Birkir Rútsson
Digranesvegur 1
200 Kópavogur

Participation 2017

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Kópavogur organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2017, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
History and nature walk with the historic society of Kopavogur on 16th of September and Environmental committee of Kopavogur.
Cycling tour of the municipality on the 17th of September.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Kópavogur 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)
Signposting of the major cycling routes through and within the municipality
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Enlarging a street space for pedestrians and narrowing the car lanes.
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)
Adding a bus route and extending several bus routes to increase mobility of inhabitans.

Car-free day Car-free day

Kópavogur carries out a Car-Free Day 2017 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:
Closing of a main street for Car-Free Day on the 22nd of September.