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Out of the box solution for reducing road congestion

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Shenzhen Huashi Future Parking Equipment @ A rendering of the “straddling bus,” which requires neither elevated tracks nor extensive tunneling.

A Chinese inventor with primary education background only is creative and bold enough to come out a futuristic giant bus with a tunnel at the body for small vehicles to pass through.

The estimated cost is 1/10 of underground mass transit train.

‘Straddling Bus’ Offered as a Traffic Fix in China http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/18/business/global/18bus.html?_r=1&src=me&ref=business

HONG KONG — What do you do if your roads are congested and polluted? Try designing a vehicle that takes up no road space. And make it partly solar powered.

A company in the southern Chinese town of Shenzhen has done just that. To address the country’s problems with traffic and air quality, Shenzhen Huashi Future Parking Equipment has developed a decidedly odd-looking, extra-wide and extra-tall vehicle that can carry up to 1,200 passengers.

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