ideas for cities

This Big City on tumblr is your source for ideas that can make cities better. It is curated by Joe Peach and Lucas Lindsey.

Joe founded This Big City in 2009. He is a Marketing professional and works in one of London's most sustainable buildings.

Lucas is an urbanist, futurist, and blogger. He's the child of a suburban nation, but born again believer in an urban future. He lives in Tallahassee, USA.

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The U.S. Can’t Afford Nice Transit, So Everyone’s Fawning Over BRT

citymaus:

nextcity, 24.09.13.

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Giant “Straddling” Bus Could Become Reality

A giant moving tunnel, the Straddling Bus (3D Bus), caring with hundreds of people, could be coming down the road soon.

The incredible Straddling Bus, that appeared three years ago, steps across two lanes with hollow lower part, so cars can pass through.

Compared with Metro, it has lower cost, shorter construction period and almost same passenger capacity.