Sunday, 7 August 2016

Here Is A Novel Idea,

to free up space,

 on already overcrowded roads, design a bus that goes over the cars on the road,

that is the concept of Beijing-based Transit Explore Bus, the passenger compartment spans two traffic lanes and sits high above the road surface, allowing other traffic to pass by underneath, regardless of whether the bus is moving or not, vehicles under 2 meters high can easily get through the gap,

running along special tracks, the bus will be able to carry up to 300 passengers, and travel at a estimated top speed of 60 kilometres per hour,

it is not a new idea, but it was not seriously considered until a mini-model of it was launched at the 19th China Beijing International High-Tech Expo in May, a month later, developers announced that the TEB would be ready for a test-run in August, and here it is, I wonder if it will catch on, not only in China but in other countries that need to free up space on their roads?

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