Dutch authorities think the move may be a way to get more people to ride bikes in the winter and less to drive, which cuts down on costs from accidents and de-icing.“Treehugger” has the story.
Apparently the Netherlands has money coming out its ears, because they’re considering installing heated bike lanes for winter bicycle riding. At a cost of about $25 – 50,000 per kilometer. Cool? Definitely. That sarcasm you detect from me is just jealousy.