glow-in-the-dark solar-powered cycle lane shimmers blue
glow-in-the-dark solar-powered cycle lane shimmers blue glow-in-the-dark solar-powered cycle lane shimmers blue
oct 24, 2016

glow-in-the-dark solar-powered cycle lane shimmers blue


glow-in-the-dark solar-powered cycle lane: a recently unveiled bicycle path in the north of poland–near lidzbark warminski in the mazury region–that can light up at night and glow a luminous blue hue, is enhancing cyclists’ visibility, safety, and comfort.  installed by polish construction company,TPA sp. z. o. o. and influenced by the similar dan roosegaarde solar powered ‘van gogh’ bike path in the netherlands, poland’s new bike path offers a completely solar-powered solution.

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all images © TPA instytut badań technicznych sp. z o.o



the glow-in-the-dark solar-powered cycle lane emits a bright blue shimmer that illuminates the pathway as the sun sets. for a growing number of polish cyclists, bicycles are a primary form of transportation. as this bicycle population continues to grow , the number of accidents between cyclists and pedestrians in the evening has also risen. as the financial and environmental costs involved in providing overhead lighting for city bike paths are so high, innovative solutions like TPA’s glowing path can reduce this, while enhancing public spaces.

glow-in-the-dark solar-powered cycle lane poland designboom

glow-in-the-dark solar-powered cycle lane poland designboom

  • When will it be implemented in France ?

    Annick Pollet says:

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