Deep North Episode 12: Public Transport Funding Skip to content
Strætó bus Reykjavík miðborgin umferð fólk
Photo: Golli.

Deep North Episode 12: Public Transport Funding

With ambitious climate goals, rising oil prices, and an energy transition underway, many Icelandic politicians want to de-centre the private automobile. One might assume that public transportation in Iceland would simultaneously see increased support. Sadly, this has not been the case, and in addition to large budget deficits in 2022, public bus service Strætó has seen significant cuts in service, alongside some of the largest price hikes in recent years.

Read more about the funding of public transportation in Iceland in our recent In Focus piece.

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