Can we "get high" on bicycles? Great post by our friends @floloeco on @sustaincities:

Can we "get high" on bicycles? Great post by our friends @floloeco on @sustaincities:

No other infrastructure project for urban cycling has been so thoroughly discussed as the SkyCycle proposal for London. The project put forward by a consortium of the design offices, Exterior Architecture , Foster&Partners and Space Syntax has been the cycling-related media blast of the recent weeks. Everybody has written about it and by now opinion appears to have shifted from optimistical interest for the project to critical comments about SkyCycle’s impracticality, or to a 100% dissing of the project. Lately even London’s mayor - otherwise visionary on urban cycling - appears to have shelved the project. Before the frenzy is over and SkyCycle disappears again in the 'projects' sections of the design firms’ webpages; I want to see why the project has been so successful in creating this media frenzy and what SkyCycle tells us for future advancement of urban cycling. The p...

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/florian-lorenz/217...

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