06 Sep '12, 2pm

Elevated Bike Lane System Proposed for London

Elevated Bike Lane System Proposed for London

Landscape architect Sam Martin proposes Skycycle , a separated, elevated system of bike lanes for London. According to the Daily Mail, he gave up cycling in London because he found it too dangerous. [Transport London] estimate the number of journeys made by bike will treble to around 1.5 million by 2020. Where are they meant to go? SkyCycle is the next logical step, because you can’t realistically build more cycle lanes on ground level. You have to start knocking down buildings and there will always be the problem of traffic. It will be less safe than it is now and you can’t persuade people to get on bikes as it is even if you keep raising taxes on cars. Sam Martin /Screen capture At Grist , Sarah Laskow notes that " this could be a big win for bikers, graffiti artists, and people who like to pee on the side of the road," but the idea shouldn't be dismissed so lightly. Not...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/elevated-bike-lane-system...

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