The interior of a friendly transit system

Deutsche Busse -Innen

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Americans are world-wide famous for their pragmatism. However when it comes to designing the interior of a bus their pragmatism went out of the bus windows . The accommodation for wheelchair bound riders in the front of the bus looks as a gauche modification to the original design just for the sake of complying with ADA regulations.

 

 

 

On the other side –German bus designer made sure that they can accommodate any type of bulky, wheel based mobility accessory including strollers, carts and big carry-ons without creating too much discomfort for other riders.

 

 

 

 Image sources:
http://www.stadtbus-fulda.de/Gestern/Standard%202/Wagen%20131.htm
http://www.eifel-rur-bus.de/seiten/nachrichten/2006/nb_2006-12.html
http://www.bergischerbus.net/ablage/schienenkoenig/bus-2009.html
 
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2 responses to “The interior of a friendly transit system

  1. Thanks for posting these pictures. I would love to see more buses like this here in the states!

    • Ani,
      Thank you for your visit and comment.
      Yes. And similar transit friendly policies, bike-friendly policies, access to transit …. As well as Lexus buses to rival the Mercedes ones 🙂

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