The local council of Skútustaðahreppur wants to see taxes collected from overnight stays directed to local authorities for the building of tourist infrastructure.
Hospitals, helicopters, and infrastructure are the focus of the government budget for the next five years.
Only 0.1 percent of Icelandic roads rated in the top category for safety in a recent study carried out by EuroRAP.
The Vaðlaheiði tunnel in North Iceland will end up costing around double the original estimate, according to the company responsible for its construction.
The planned construction of a service centre in the highlands of Iceland will be subject to an environmental assessment.
Residents of Borgarfjörður eystri began paving the only road into town in protest against a lack of government action to fix it.
Raising Iceland’s sewage treatment up to international standards would require an investment of ISK 50-80 billion (USD 475-760 million/EUR 405-648 million).