Tired of delivery trucks rumbling near its mythic canals, Belgium's medieval town of Bruges has approved the construction of a beer pipeline to link a five-century-old brewery to a bottling factory nearby.
The two-mile underground pipeline will link the De Halve Maan brewery in the heart of the "Venice of the North" to an industrial park where the beer will be bottled and shipped to drinkers worldwide, company director Xavier Vanneste said.Read the full story.
Full disclosure: I visited Brugge, Belgium in 2005. The city is a World Heritage Centre and has some restrictions on motor vehicle traffic. To learn more about Brugge, go here, here, here and here.