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The World's First Covered Bike Path - Berlin's Latest Arrival?

An 8.9 km long, covered bike lane, passing right through the heart of Berlin? Amazingly-designed and full of innovative technologies? It might not be as crazy as it sounds: the actual route already exists, and with the help of just a few small changes, the concept could soon become reality. RESET talked to Simon Wöhr, one of the brains behind the scheme. Read on

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Korean Cyclists Get Shade from Solar Panels

Smart city planning these days inevitably includes ingenious and intuitive approaches to incorporating bicycle lanes into the urban landscape. Solar bike lanes have recently become a hot topic and take on various forms: from paved-on road lanes in the Netherlands to a tunnel of photovoltaics hanging over bike paths in South Korea. Read on


A bumpy start for Jayanagar's cycle lanes

BANGALORE: Last year, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) took a rather large leap towards bolstering support for more sustainable forms of travel by unveiling 40km of bicycle lanes in Jayanagar. However, with automotive vehicles using the lanes as parking space and little-to-no use of them by cyclists, many are questioning the success of the initiative. Read on