Crazy Bus Stops From Around the World

Anything that encourages public transit is welcome, and these bus stops rounded up on Toxel certainly look inviting. There is something about fruit-shaped stations in Japan; they come in a wide variety of flavours;

Including watermelon

I am not certain what fruit this is.

This one was actually a Moroccan makeover by a frustrated citizen. According to the Daily Mail:

A resident fed up with vandalism at her local bus stop gave it a Moroccan-style makeover - complete with armchairs, cushions and floral wall designs.

Creative Jane Tinsley, 47, has transformed the drab bus shelter into a lavish Moroccan retreat with terracotta paint and interior furnishings.

Mum-of-three Jane launched her TV-style makeover in a bid to stop vandals attacking the dilapidated building near her home.

image: riacale

In Dubai, they air condition the bus stops.

In Vancouver, it appears that well-equipped campers move right into them.

We have shown Bruno Taylor's bus stop in TreeHugger, part of his project to bring play back into public space.

More bus stops in Toxel

TreeHugger has shown a few bus stops that they missed, including:

Watch TV, Go Online at Futuristic Solar Powered Bus Stop

Scale in Bus Stop Tells All

San Francisco Installing Solar Powered, Wi-Fi Ready Bus Stops

The Infrastructurist did a good roundup as well, here.

Tags: Transportation | Urban Life


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