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Glowing Bicycle Path

Situated near Lidzbark Warminski in Poland, this glowing blue bicycle path is illuminated by phosphor, a synthetic material that lights up after being charged by sunlight. That's right, it can emit light for 10-hours after it collects the energy that enables it to glow at night. While the luminophore particles in the bike lane material can emit a variety of colors, the designers chose blue since it seamlessly blended in with the surrounding landscape. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Glowing Bicycle Path
Glowing Bicycle Path
Glowing Bicycle Path

"Although the concept was inspired by Studio Roosegaarde's Starry Night bike lane in the Netherlands, the technology is quite different as the Dutch version uses LEDs whereas this one is entirely dependent upon solar power. It's still in the testing phase at the moment, but let's hope that this bright idea will be implemented in other countries in the very near future," reports Bored Panda.










This entry was posted on 10/06/2016 8:30pm and is filed under Creative, Science, Technology, Transportation .
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