New London Double-Decker Buses Are 15% More Fuel Efficient [Headlines]

New London Double-Decker Buses Are 15% More Fuel Efficient [Headlines]

The city has an updated public transportation fleet that features open platforms on the back that make it easy for riders to hop on and off.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 3 january 2012

The city of London has been graced with new buses.

The stylish new, hybrid double-decker bus was designed by Thomas Heatherwick and draws inspiration from the Routemaster buses of the 1950s.

Heatherwick collaborated with specialist bus manufacturer Wrightbus to design the new bus that features an open platform on the rear, which makes it easy for passengers to quickly hop on and off. Three doors and two staircases have also been incorporated to make boarding the bus easier and faster. Design Indaba

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