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Jun 23, 2016
What it is: Transit Explore Bus is a Beijing-based transportation company with a novel public transit concept: a giant electric bus that straddles roadways, enabling passenger cars to travel underneath it. The concept is 26 feet wide and 200 feet long, and can carry up to 1,400 passengers at a time -- which means it could replace as many as 40 traditional buses.Why it's important: This concept leverages existing infrastructure to solve two major problems in Beijing -- pollution and traffic -- in a completely different fashion than other mass transit concepts like Hyperloop. What's more, the designers report that this straddling bus would be cheaper than a subway to implement and would require far less maintenance and construction. Discuss on FacebookSpotted by Cody RappJoin MeThis is the sort of conversation we explore at my 250-person executive mastermind group called Abundance 360.The program is highly selective. If you'd like to be considered, applyhere.Share this with your friends, especially if they are interested in any of the areas outlined above.P.S. Every week I send out a "Tech Blog" like this one. If you want to sign up, go to and sign up for this and Abundance Insider.

This Futuristic 'Straddling Bus” Can Drive Itself Over Cars

The 'straddling bus” is part mass transport, part tunnel. Beijing-based company Transit Explore Bus recently unveiled its latest concept design for its str

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