The streets of central Reykjavík are getting a completely new look according to the City Planning and Transportation Council. Vísir reports that the changes are supposed to have a positive effect on cultural life and shops around the area.
Major changes at the heart of Reykjavík
Considerable changes will occur especially at Skólavörðustígur, which will be transformed into a street park filled with beautiful flowerbeds.
The chairman of the City Planning and Transportation Council, Pawel Bartoszek, explains that “the purpose of these changes is to promote the streets as a walking area”. He also issued an assurance that the changes won’t hurt the accessibility of the streets by cars.
The changes won’t happen overnight. According to Pavel, it might take a few years for the whole plan to be fulfilled.
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