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Luminous Bike Lane Opened in Poland

The glowing bike path has enchanted residents, and changed the mood of after-dark bike travel.

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As reported by Monika Kozub, Nextnature.net:

If by any chance you are planning to visit Poland, don’t forget to bring your bike. Driving a narrow track beside a road in a suburban area, an action that m64ight have been risky in the past, was turned into an exciting experience.

TPA Instytut Badan Technicznych in Pruszkow designed the first luminous bike lane, that opened last week near Lidzbark Warminski in the Mazury region. “The material we used for the track gives light for over ten hours. That means the road can radiate throughout the whole night and reaccumulate light the following day” Igor Ruttmar from TPA says. Luminophores, the luminescent particles used in this material, may have different colors. Here blue was selected as the colour that suits the picturesque green landscape best. …

Read more of the original article at www.nextnature.net

Photo: TPA Sp. z o.o.

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