Dutch Town Opens Singing Road, Immediately Closes It (For Obvious Reasons)

The scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.

On the face of it, the singing road — or Zingende Weg — seems like such a cute, fun idea. Lay rumble strips into the road surface in such a fashion that when cars drive over them, it plays a little tune.

And so the Dutch province of Friesland went right ahead with the scheme. Local government determined this stretch of the N357, near Jelsum on the outskirts of Leeuwarden, would...


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