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London cyclists dream of high-rise track

Architect says elevated bike lanes would make cycling safer, but may come with a billion-dollar price tag.

Last updated: 05 Jan 2014 20:56
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Bicycle lanes in the sky may sound like a far-fetched idea.

But one prominent London architect is proposing exactly that - a 22km bike network that is being touted as the solution to the dangers of cycling on the city's heavily-congested roads.

Cost estimates for the project, however, are in the billions.

Al Jazeera's Kim Vinnell reports from London.

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