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48 Creative Bus Designs

From Mini Electric Coaches to Pedal-Powered School Buses

— August 8, 2013 — Autos
When it comes to public transportation, buses aren't the most visually attractive of vehicles to utilize around town, but these creative bus designs are taking these ordinary automobiles to the next level by infusing all sorts of futuristic and artful designs into the mix.

Traditionally buses often feature rows of seats indoors with a lack of exterior design to allow for potential billboard advertisements to be placed there for monetary income. These creative bus designs however, are going outside the norm to create vehicles that are visually impressive in both shape and structure. From double-decker buses that features a sleek curved exterior to humorous school bus creations that are pedal-powered, these inventive bus designs are transforming this ordinary transportation method into something much more entertaining.
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Proximity-Charged Trams
Proximity-Charged Trams
Underground Power Source Eliminates Need for Overhead Cables
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Double Decker Decor
Double Decker Decor
CCA Art Bus Brings Culture to Commuters
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Gilded Public Vehicles
Gilded Public Vehicles
The Golden Bus is Plastered in 24-Karat Gold Leaf
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44
Mini Electric Coaches
Mini Electric Coaches
The Adorable Japanese E-KomiBus Uses Solar Energy to Run
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43
Supersonic School Buses
Supersonic School Buses
The School Time Jet-Powered School Bus Travels at 367 MPH
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42
Eco-Tech Double Decks
Eco-Tech Double Decks
The London Routemaster Bus Goes Green with a Facelift
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41
Bike-Lending Double Deckers
Bike-Lending Double Deckers
The Bicycle Library Rents Out Two-Wheelers From a Converted Bus
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40
Deceptive Solar Buses
Deceptive Solar Buses
Ryobi Bus Uses Sanyo Solar Panels to Power Interior LED Lights
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39
Wind-Powered Tour Buses
Wind-Powered Tour Buses
Aerotonos from Asmita Prasad is Inviting and Eco-Friendly
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Pedal-Powered School Buses
Pedal-Powered School Buses
The De Cafe Racer Bso Makes Children Work for Their Ride
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The Train Bus
The Train Bus
Multi Modal Travel
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36
Public Electrotransit
Public Electrotransit
NYC Electric Buses Offer Eco-Friendly Commutation
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35
Car-Straddling Buses
Car-Straddling Buses
'3D Express Coach' Transit System Planned for Beijing is Ginormous
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34
Super-Sized Public Transit
Super-Sized Public Transit
The Youngman JNP6250G Can Transport Up to 300 Passengers
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33
Self-Driven Mini Vehicles
Self-Driven Mini Vehicles
VIPA is a Driverless and Eco-Conscious Automobile
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32
Bicycle Powered Buses
Bicycle Powered Buses
Using Saved Energy, 'Hybrid Public Bike' Powers Dock Stations
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31
Luxurious Grand Prix Buses
Luxurious Grand Prix Buses
The Iveco Domino HDH Coach Travels Stylishly and Comfortably
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30
Biofuel Buses
Biofuel Buses
The 'Big Green Bus' is Powered by Used Vegetable Oil
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29
Moving Theater Revivals
Moving Theater Revivals
The Retro Movie Bus is Revamped and Back in Business
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28
Autonomous Minibus Cabs
Autonomous Minibus Cabs
The Meek Taxi is Self-Driving and Designed for the Year 2022
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Green Double-Decker Buses
Green Double-Decker Buses
Aston Martin Wins Transport for London Competition
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26
High-Tech Public Transport
High-Tech Public Transport
The Organi Bus Lounge Makes Taking the Bus Stylish
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25
Dual Mode AutoTram
Dual Mode AutoTram
Runs on Rails or Roads
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24
Futuristic Double-Deckers
Futuristic Double-Deckers
Thomas Heatherwick's New Bus for London is a Fuel-Efficient Hybrid
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23
Batmobile Buses
Batmobile Buses
This All-Electric Superbus is Dark Knight-Approved
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22
Air-Purifying Buses
Air-Purifying Buses
The Eolo Bus Can Remove Toxins Released by Cars
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21
Automobile Fitness Centers
Automobile Fitness Centers
The Cycling-Class-Bus Offers a New Way to Stay Healthy
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20
Eco-Friendly Double-Decker Buses
Eco-Friendly Double-Decker Buses
The Freight*BUS Reinvents London Icon
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19
Eco Mini-Buses
Eco Mini-Buses
The Cameo is a Zero-Emission Bus Suitable for Cities
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18
Mobile Literacy
Mobile Literacy
The 'Library on Wheels' Bus
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Lightning-Fast Buses (UPDATE)
Lightning-Fast Buses (UPDATE)
The Dutch Superbus Goes from Killer Concept to Badass Reality
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16
Planted Transit Shrubs
Planted Transit Shrubs
Marco Castro Cosio's 'Bus Roots' is a Moving Roof Garden
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15
Public Rooftop Bus Gardens
Public Rooftop Bus Gardens
Phytokinetic Technology on Public Buses Improves Air Quality
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14
Low Rider Buses
Low Rider Buses
World's Lowest VW Bus Is Only 1 Meter Tall
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13
Verminspired Vehicles
Verminspired Vehicles
Bionic Insect Bus Channels Nature for Sleek Style
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12
Double-Decker Pizzerias
Double-Decker Pizzerias
Chef MIchael Fox's Amazing New Pizza Bus
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11
Indestructible Public Shuttles
Indestructible Public Shuttles
The Knegadesign Safety Bus is Designed to Challenge Disaster
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10
Lavish Luxury Buses
Lavish Luxury Buses
Japanese Bus Line Willer Express Takes It to the Next Level
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9
Green Group Transportation
Green Group Transportation
The EntaStudio Electric Minibus Makes Group Travel Eco-Friendly
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8
Gourmet Bustaurants
Gourmet Bustaurants
The Le Truc Bus is a Mobile Meal-Serving Restaurant
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7
Stage-Converting Buses
Stage-Converting Buses
The Red Bull Tour Bus Converts into a Fully Functional Concert Stage
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6
Hi-Tech Public Transit
Hi-Tech Public Transit
The B2us Hybrid Bus is a Smart Way to Commute
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5
Bus Hotels
Bus Hotels
Rotel Tours Accommodates Both Inquisitive and Sleepy Tourists
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4
Buggish Buses
Buggish Buses
The Credo E-Bone Bus Aims to Deliver Green Transportation
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3
Bare-Boned Modern Buses
Bare-Boned Modern Buses
The Windowed Volvo One Bus Was Inspired by Contemporary Architecture
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2
Amphibious Public Transit
Amphibious Public Transit
The SKhy Bus Concept Aims to Clean Up the Urban Environment
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Chic Converted Bus Homes
Chic Converted Bus Homes
This School Bus was Converted into a Modern Mobile Home
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