Stuck in a traffic jam? With the push of a button, Hum Rider elevates and widen its wheels to drive over cars in front of you during traffic jams. Don’t get excited, it’s just a promotional campaign for Verizon’s Hum cloud-connected automotive tech. Watch the video below.
Traffic signals depicting pedestrians in dresses have been unveiled in the Australian city of Melbourne as a 12-month trial backed by the Committee for Melbourne. They hope the city’s pedestrian crossings will eventually have an equal number of female and male walking signals in a push for gender equality. Via: Herald Sun
A dangerous combination of snow and ice caused a huge traffic accidents in Montreal on Monday, December 5th. Willem Shepherd captured the frightening sight of cars, buses and even a snow plow sliding into a crazy traffic pileup. Thankfully, no one was badly hurt. Watch the video below.
The Magic Roundabout in Swindon, England, was constructed in 1972 and consists of five mini-roundabouts arranged around a sixth central, anti-clockwise roundabout. WIRED explain how the incredibly complex seven-circle roundabout works, and how it manages to keep traffic flowing smoothly. Watch the video below.
China has tests the first-ever elevated transit bus, called TEB-1 that rides above traffic. The elevated bus is about 21.3 meters (70 feet) long and could transport up to 1,400 passengers. The futuristic transit bus runs on electricity and solar power, which goes up to 60km/h (37mph). Watch the video below.
A Chinese company has unveiled an amazing futuristic designs of an elevated bus capable of providing a solution to traffic jams. The vehicle, known as the Transit Elevated Bus, will carry passengers from one station to another, and is able to glide over cars on the road. The bus model was on display at 2016 China Beijing… Continue reading Elevated Bus Designed to Drive Over Traffic Jams
Polylevel polyurethane foam System is a concrete lifting technique used to raise unstable concrete slabs by drilling holes and pumping material under the uneven surface. In the video below, checkout how Polylevel used the foam to quickly and safely lift a sinking sidewalks and patios. via: The Awesomer
In Germany, cyclists are getting their own highway, fully segregated from motor traffic for the first time. The country has recently opened the first 5 kilometer (3 mile) stretch of a bicycle highway that will eventually span over 100 kilometers (62 miles). The car-free highway will connect 10 cities including Duisburg, Bochum and Hamm. It… Continue reading Bicycle Superhighway in Germany