straddling bus

China Needs the Straddling Bus More Than We Do

Jonathan just blogged about the very cool concept of the straddling bus, designed to go over automobiles and reportedly being built in China starting next month.  His blog coincides with lots of attention focused on the mother of all traffic jams occuring right now outside of Bejing:  a 60 mile long, multi-day jam comprised mostly of …


Too Cool to Avoid Blogging — The Straddling Bus

Critics of subways often argue, correctly, that they are very, very expensive.  They argue much less correctly that they aren’t worth it from a cost-benefit perspective.  (I’ll believe when they add in the subsidies for roads and automobiles, price auto traffic like they do with rail, and stop using tendentious examples to criticize high-speed rail).  …