22 Apr '11, 3pm

150 MPH bus is basically a public transit Batmobile

Okay, so there's the teeny problem where if you don't live in Europe, a vehicle on the highway going 150 miles per hour is kind of cause for alarm. The inventor is envisioning the Superbus zipping along the median, but in many places that will still involve new infrastructure -- the Superbus is badass but it can't drive on top of ragweed, trees, ditches, Jersey barriers, and whatever else is in most highway medians. And we definitely wouldn't want to share the road with this monster. Maybe until they come up with a FLYING Superbus, we'll stick to backing trains.

Full article: http://www.grist.org/list/2011-04-22-150-mph-bus-is-basic...