Five Crazy (and Interesting) Transportation Ideas

Hyperloop2Current transportation systems cause pollution, are often slow, and in many cases are very dangerous. As a planet we can clearly do better.

Here are five crazy (aka interesting) transportation ideas that might be implemented in the future?:

1) Straddling Bus Offers Cheap Public Transport

Officials in China want to build two story tall “straddling busses” that allow cars to pass under. http://bit.ly/cwo8RY

2) Hyperloop: Faster and Cheaper than High Speed Rail

Elon Musk proposes a vacuum tube-based transportation system that is fast, cheap, and environmentally friendly. http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/hyperloop

3) Trains That Don’t Need to Stop

Chinese transportation officials have designed a train + pod system that eliminates the need for trains to stop at stations. NY Times best idea 2010. http://nyti.ms/ha5sBa

4) Use “Road Trains” to Save Gas

Wirelessly linking automobiles into “road trains” can save 20% of fuel. http://bit.ly/7oP5ED

5) Personal Monorail

Shweeb offers a human powered personal monorail transport solution. A Google 10^100 idea winner. http://bit.ly/YSTYgB

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