You might forget your battle for bike lanes after you see what Finnish architects are doing. Known as the Fast Track, the 51-metre long trampoline track stretches through a forest and is sure to inspire images of Wudan warriors. The black rubber base propels people forward to their destination, which is, at the very least, a fun way to get around.
Image from Caters News Agency via The Guardian
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