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Emerging from its history as a graffiti-laden rain shelter, the bustop is on a path to turn from ugly duckling into a gorgeous and smart swan.
Emerging from its history as a graffiti-laden rain shelter, the bus stop is on a path to turn from ugly duckling into a gorgeous and smart swan.
Researchers at MIT have designed the EyeStop, a smart shelter that tracks the busses progress, sells tickets and more. See for yourself in this special report from Sumi Das.
Dec 20, 2009
Tranman's comment above is correct - Curitiba's bus stops are awesome! In fact in Brazil - only 1 out of 10 cars use gas any more. We really should look to Brazil for new solutions that have been implemented successfully.
Our friends at MIT need to pay a visit to Curitiba, Brazil, where the bus stops already incorporate many of these features, plus multiple boarding points.