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London’s Plan to Put Bicycle Lanes in the Sky

Excerpt from BBC News

Dec 31, 2013 10:30 am

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Rendering of bike lanes above train tracks in central London. Foster + Partners


Plans to build a network of cycle paths high above the streets of London are being put forward for consultation.

SkyCycle is a 136-mile (219 km) route, with the first phase, proposed from east London to Liverpool Street Station, costing more than £200m.

If approved, the 10 routes would be built above existing rail lines and would take about 20 years to complete.

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