Here’s something to keep in mind next time you’re in a car and grumbling because you’re stuck behind a bus. A company is building a gigantic bus that cars can drive through. Sounds simple enough: if you’re behind the bus when it stops to pick-up passengers, no sweat, just keep on going and drive right through. Can’t quite envision that? Check out these design images:
Alas, the drive-through bus is not part of our All Systems Go Long-Range Transit Plan. But according to this write-up on Engadget, it is part of the plan for Beijing’s Mentougou district. Here’s the demo video:
For now, the best way to avoid being stuck behind a Capital Metro bus is to be on the bus and let someone else worry about the stress of driving.