The strategy aims at creating a smart, inclusive mobility network for the Suðurnes region.
Efficient transport systems provide economic and social opportunities and benefits that result in positive multiplier effects within the KAA, such as better accessibility to markets, employment, and additional investment.
The mobility strategy focuses on four key features; high quality transit connection between the Keflavík airport terminal and the capital area; improved local public transport; network of paths for active mobility and comprehensive street network.
Recent sprawl-like development of the built-up area has resulted in a situation where the private car is the dominant mode of transport and public transportation is rather neglected. A network for active mobility is piecemeal, especially between different settlements.
There is a lack of a comprehensive vision for a reliable and frequent public transport system both locally and regionally which work seamlessly together.
The mobility strategy has six main objectives: