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New Stunningly Beautiful Glowing Bike Lane Built Near Esztergom

Péter Cseresnyés 2020.10.21.

Hungarian Public Road Nonprofit Company has recently launched a pilot project to build a solar-charged glowing bike path near Esztergom. The fluorescent track is a section of Eurovelo 6 bike lane running directly along the banks of the Danube.

The new solution uses special particles that are mixed into the lane’s building materials made of a fluorescent material that glows in the dark. The company started the project earlier this week.

Photo by MTI/Magyar Közút Nonprofit Zrt

The bicycle lane is set to increase the safety of crosswalks, bike paths, sidewalks, cornerstones, islands, and road accessories on road sections without street lights.

Photo by MTI/Magyar Közút Nonprofit Zrt

In the next weeks, the illuminating section will be continuously examined and its further application will be decided based on observations.

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The glow-in-the-dark bike path has already garnered positive feedback from cyclists who had the chance to use it.

Featured photo by MTI/Magyar Közút Nonprofit Zrt