Consider Vancouver’s elevated rapid transit system – the SkyTrain. Now imagine what it would be like if you removed the trains and rails and replaced them with bikeways.

What would you get?

Answer: SkyCycle, a world in which you don’t bike through a city, you bike above it.

From the Architizer blog, we learn that Exterior Architecture is encouraging London Mayor Boris Johnson to consider implementing this innovate cycling network, as England’s capital city has been looking for to alternative infrastructure to accommodate the increasing number of cyclists on its streets.

Behold SkyCycle in rendered-action:

If it’s put into action, we wonder if a SkyCycle network would bring about an era of bicycle-oriented developments…

Read more about the proposed bike network here.

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