Vadlaheidi tunnel.

Tunnel Trouble

It is ironic, yet fitting, that yesterday’s planned signing ceremony for the Dýrafjörður road tunnel had to be canceled due to poor road conditions.

Camping in Reykjavík

Success for Refugee Bike Repair Scheme

On Brekkustígur, in western Reykjavík, there is a cycle workshop where refugees and asylum seekers are invited to come and fix up old bikes, which they can then keep for personal transport.


Eimskip Acquires Nor Lines

The Icelandic transportation company Eimskip has signed an agreement to acquire the Norwegian shipping and logistics company Nor Lines.

Herjólfur ferry.

Dredging Difficulties Disappointing

When a large Luxembourg dredger arrived in South Iceland last week, hopes were raised on the Westman Islands—but it has since run into difficulties which are hampering its work.

Ring Road 1 Iceland

National Treasure Prepares Electric Bike Record Attempt

Television journalist, adventurer, environmentalist and national treasure, Ómar Ragnarsson, will set off tomorrow (Tuesday) trying to break the Icelandic record for the longest trip made on an electric bicycle on a single charge. He plans to make it all the way from Akureyri to Reykjavík.

Traffic in Reykjavík.

Car Owners: Fuel is Still Too Expensive

The Association of Icelandic Car Owners has criticized the oil companies, saying that lower world wholesale prices are not being felt proportionately by consumers. The oil companies disagree.