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Bicimetro Eco Bahn: Elevated Bike Tunnels Let Cyclists Soar Above Congested City Traffic

Posted By Michael Silvers On January 16, 2013 @ 5:00 pm In Bicycles,Green Transportation,Reader Submitted Content,Urban design | No Comments

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Dominican designer Richard Moreta Castillo has proposed an innovative solution for cyclists stuck in congested cities packed with cars – a 10 kilometer elevated bike path that lets bike riders [1] soar through the sky! The Bicimetro Eco Bahn [2] is composed of two glass and steel tubes held up by a series of futuristic supports. The tunnels protect cyclists from road hazards like potholes, car doors, and vehicles and they’re topped with energy-generating wind turbines and photovoltaic panels [3].

+ Eco Bahn [2]

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