Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Roundabouts Aren't Just For Vehicles Anymore

Wow, not THIS is dedication to the bicycling way of life. What is this? It's a "floating" bicycle roundabout that opened recently in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Suspended above the roadway, the roundabout gives bikers a completely separated route over the highway.
The Atlantic Cities has more information on it. And here's a video from the opening of this roundabout in the sky:


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