glow in the dark roadsThe first glow-in-the-dark road project was piloted on April 10 on a highway near Oss, a city in the southern Netherlands. It was received with great enthusiasm. On a 0,3 mile stretch of the highway traditional streetlights has been replaced by light-absorbing markings that are glowing in the dark.

Daan Roosegaarde, a lead designer and founder of Studio Roosegaarde together with the construction group Heijmans developed a special photo-luminescent powder that, when mixed with ordinary road paint charges up in sunlight and releases a green glow in the dark for up to 10 hours. More »