Watch as London’s mayor (you may recognise him from the closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics) explains London’s plan of 12 bicycle superhighways leading into the city. Characterized with bright blue paint and features to help make cycling safer, the first two superhighways opened this week. Kudos to London and their mayor for making safe alternative transportation a priority! Click here for more information on the routes.

via inhabitat and BikeBiz.


  1. Way to go London — More of our American cities need to get on the bandwagon!
    The USA is far behind, in not only culture, but also the simple common-sense approaches to things such as high-speed rail and bike trails throughout it’s cities.

    You set a great example for the world to follow! Go London!

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