Participating towns and cities

IcelandKópavogur, Iceland

40.000 inhabitants
Birkir Rútsson
Digranesvegur 1
200 Kópavogur

Participation 2019

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Kópavogur organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2019, taking into account the annual 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.

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)
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways planned
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Painting of surface of all major crossings meant for school children in green color
The new transportation policy addresses accessibility for all
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
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

Car-free day Car-free day

Kópavogur carries out a Car-Free Day 2019 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.