Eindhoven, a city in The Netherlands, now boasts the world’s first solar-powered, glow-in-the-dark bicycle path. Called, the “Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path”, it was designed by Daan Roosegaarde, constructed by Heijmans, and is illuminated by thousands of twinkling stones and was inspired by the world-famous painting, Starry Night. It marks the start of the Van Gogh 2015 international theme year. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.
According to Twisted Sifter, “The cycle path forms part of the Van Gogh cycle route that connects the Vincent van Gogh heritage locations in Brabant, Vincent�s homeland. The Opwettense and Colse watermills featured in his paintings will now be connected via the new cycle path; bridging the gap between contemporary design, innovation, cultural heritage and tourism in Brabant.”