1 Altcar 2008 Unveils Three New Concept Buses For Santa Monica Ecofrie on Tue Sep 14, 2010 1:40 am
EcoFactor: Three different concept designs for future buses that aim toward a better public transport system along with incorporation of green features. The Altcar Expo 2008 has revealed some pretty interesting designs when it comes to public transportation and city buses. The Bus of the Future contest is a part of the Expo and asks designers to present their concept “Big Blue Bus” for the streets of Santa Monica. The three models that have been picked as the finalists in the contest look pretty similar yet are very different. The Icon Bus designed by Gabriel Wartofsky draws its inspiration from the famous double-decker buses of London. The design has incorporated green features such as positive emissions and use of sequestered CO2. It also has plenty of window space for the view that the city offers.
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