London Opens Bike “Superhighways”

London Opens Bike “Superhighways”

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photo by Jack999 via Flickr CC license London wants to become a better city for cycling and Mayor Boris Johnson’s new bike lanes are clearly a big improvement. They’re big. They’re blue. And, eventually, 12 of these commuter routes will radiate out from the center of London like spokes in a wheel.

On Monday, he announced the opening of the first two, and called them, “cycle superhighways.” Each is five feet wide, and has two lanes, so as to accommodate traffic in both directions.

(READ the story and see the map in GOOD magazine)

Photo by Jack999 via Flickr undrt CC license