Elevated London Bike Highway Will Cut Commuting Time In Half [Pics]
SkyCycle is a network of bike lanes running above London's streets.
The initial proposal for the SkyCycle, a system of elevated bike lanes running above London's busy streets, was first made known in 2012. The project by architects Foster + Partners and Exterior Architecture, and transport consultant Space Syntax was a proposed solution to ensure the safety of urban cyclists.
Architect Sir Norman Foster has recently revealed the plans for the open-air bike lane network, which consists of about 220 kilometers of dedicated bike lanes. The plans reveal that there will be more than 200 entrance points across London to provide access to ten cycle routes. A route will be able to accommodate 12,000 cyclists per hour and would cut the commuting time across the city by up to half an hour.