Dutch Highways

Leave it to the Dutch to bravely explore and implement new ideas.  “A futuristic highway that can save energy and improve road safety is set to be installed in the Netherlands by mid-2013 that features photo-luminescent paint which are charged during the day and light up during the night; temperature-responsive paint which indicates slippery roads; interactive lights along the highway that light up as cars approach; as well as "wind lights".

Let's acknowledge and accept first that the notion of a highway and everything it entails is not a "sustainable" archetype.  Beyond that, it is really interesting to see new ideas that are attempting to improve on an old concept.

Check out the video below to hear more about the features mentioned above:

No comments:

Post a Comment