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4-mile, £220m bike path proposed for London

4-mile, £220m bike path proposed for London

January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Out of the birthplace of “Stairway to Heaven” comes another fantastical transport idea: a bike-way that soars above the city of London. Renowned British architect Norman Foster – designer of London’s upturned-blimp-shaped Gherkin – recently released a proposal to construct new, three-story-high bicycle routes above existing rail lines throughout the city, according to the Daily Mail. The […]

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Tunnel ahead: California conquers Devil’s Slide

Tunnel ahead: California conquers Devil’s Slide

March 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

California is home to awe-inspiring tunnels, from the Yerba Buena Island Tunnel, the world’s widest single-bore tunnel, and the Wawona, the state’s longest tunnel highway, to the famous 2nd Street Tunnel, the Los Angeles landmark that makes frequent guest appearances in movies like Blade Runner and countless car commercials. Yet a new tunnel highway hadn’t […]

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