Buses

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Race, Class, and the Stigma of Riding the Bus in America

Can a city successfully gentrify its bus system? Does it want to?

Bernt Rostad/Flickr

This Week In Bans: Alabama Chokes on 'Dirty Bastard' Beer

Also outlawed around the world: "gay cure" ads in London, discrimination on the basis of sexuality in Indiana, South Carolina yarn bombing.

Hangover Heaven

This Las Vegas Bus Will Cure Your Hangover (Allegedly)

The doctor behind Hangover Heaven promises his IV treatment will erase your worst hangover in as little as 45 minutes.

JCDecaux Australia

Why Would Anyone Want Their Bus Shelter To Be an Interactive Jukebox?

Commuters in Sydney can now bop to high-energy techno music while they wait for their bus, thanks to an unusual advertising campaign.

The Superbus Project

European 'Superbus' Aims to Hit 155 MPH on the Track

The Dutch government could soon adopt public buses that look like giant leeches and match a Porsche in speed.

Bus Roots

Gardens on Top of City Buses: This Would Never Work

Attention, media: Please stop writing about bus-roof gardens as if they could actually exist in real life.

Heatherwick Studio

Sleek, Redesigned London Bus Gets Off to an Awkward Start

The U.K.'s first "Boris Bus" hit the streets yesterday, then broke down and had to be "rebooted."

Flickr user trams aux fils, licensed under Creative Commons

Streetcar Serenity

If light rail and streetcar systems are 'too quiet,' it would be an awfully nice problem to have

Lisa Margonelli

Brooklyn's Super Convenient but Mostly Illegal Private Bus Service

Dollar Vans offer a much-needed transit link. What's so wrong about that?

Courtesy Altair

Building a Better Bus

A Michigan-based engineering firm plans to unveil a new kind of hybrid bus that's both greener and cheaper

Samuel Scheib, StarMetro

Decentralizing Bus Routes in Tallahassee

It sounds like an urbanist's nightmare, but StarMetro's new system makes it easier to get to work