First posted: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 02:25 PM EDT | Updated: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 02:31 PM EDT
One Chinese city has come up with a partial solution to its notorious traffic problem -- but, boy, is it a weird looking thing.
The Transit Elevated Bus (TEB) is 72 feet long, 25 feet wide, is powered by electricity and carries up to 300 passengers -- and rides just a few feet over the traffic below.
The bus, unveiled in Qinhuangdao this week, looks like it's gobbling up vehicles as it rolls along its tracks embedded in the street.
Four other major Chinese cities have also signed on to buy the new buses.
Strange looking 'elevated' bus straddles traffic to ease gridlock in Chinese cit