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See These Incredible Adverts on Bus Decals from Around the World

Over the years, the world of advertising has changed in many ways. There are all sorts of ways to advertise products, services, events, and pretty much anything else these days, from television and radio advertisements to online and mobile advertisements. One form of advertising that has been successfully used for many years is very simple yet hugely effective – advertising on buses. These vehicles can act like billboards on wheels when it comes to advertising, and the more striking and eye-catching the advertisement the more it will stick in the minds of all those who use or even see the bus. Fabulous advert creations on bus decals There are many wonderful possibilities when it comes to adverts on buses, and many companies and creative people have gone far beyond a standard advert just running along the side of the bus. Some of the most striking adverts on bus decals from around the world include: Copenhagen Zoo: An incredible advertising campaign for the zoo in Copenhagen saw a bright yellow and red bus ‘crushed’ by a mammoth snake that appeared to be wrapped around it from end to end. National Geographic: An advertisement for the National Geographic channel saw the bus being painted with a mural of the sea with a huge shark rising from it. The doors of the bus actually had the teeth of the shark painted on, so as the doors opened the passenger would step in or out of the shark’s mouth. Careerbuilder.com: The Careerbuilder.com bus is simple yet effective. It simply has the words ‘Don’t Jump’ plastered across the top of the vehicle along with the...

Is it a Bus or a Train? Meet these Weird & Wonderful Guided Buses

These days, buses come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. While some of these vehicles fit in with the typical image that is conjured up by the word ‘bus’, others are truly innovative vehicles and many would be hard pressed to even work out whether they were buses or some other form of transport. Some of the weird and wonderful guided buses include: Cambridgeshire Guided Busway: Located in England, this busway connects a number of areas including Cambridge, Huntingdon, and St. Ives. There are specially adapted vehicles used and there is no need for the driver to use the steering wheel on the guided parts of the route. This busway opened in 2011 and cost tens of millions more than its projected £150 million estimate. It is now the world’s longest guided busway. Crawley Fastway: Also in England, this guided busway system provides connections between Crawley, Gatwick Airport, and Horley. Special adapted vehicles are used that can be steered by hand or can be operated as guided buses that do not require steering. Special tracks were constructed for the use of these vehicles. O-Bahn Busway: This guided busway system can be found in Adelaide, Australia, and has provided a great way to ease congestion and traffic. This was the first system of its kind in the country and amongst the first on a global basis, having been introduced in the mid 1980s. Yutorito Line: Based in Nagoya, Japan, this rapid transit system opened in 2001. The system includes a guided bus track as well as an ordinary non-guided road section. Many consider this more of a railway than...

Could this be the Greenest Bus in the World?

The green cause is something that has come to the forefront of many people’s minds and is high on the agenda of countries around the world. Over recent years many countries have been aiming to promote this cause, putting environmental health at the center of everything from disposal of refuse through to transport systems. When it comes to green transport, Adelaide in Australia has a huge feather in its caps, as it is home to what has been described as the world’s greenest public transport system. By embracing solar power, the city is looking to slash emissions and improve environmental health. The Tindo Buses – Greenest Bus in the World? One type of public transport that forms part of the sustainability plan for the city is the fleet of Tindo buses. There are no emissions with these vehicles as they are electric. These unique vehicles are actually charged up like your cell phone at the central bus station in the city and can then cover around 125 miles before needing to recharge. Looks like a contender for the title of greenest bus in the world, eh? The vehicle also benefits from greater energy efficiency, which is boosted through its unique regenerative braking system, which further adds to its green credentials. With the ability to carry 40 passengers at any one time, the Tindo is even able to offer air conditioning and free WiFi, so not only is it green but it also offers comfort and mod-cons. In just a matter of months, these buses have made a huge difference to carbon emissions and fuel savings, making them a real asset to...

Bus Travel has Come a Long Way: Some of the Remarkable Features Now Standard on a Motorcoach

There is no doubt that over recent years bus travel has come a very long way, with a range of advancements that have helped this mode of public transportation to evolve. These days, you will find everything from buses that are futuristic in design to buses with green credentials and ones that comes with a range of luxury touches. Travelling by motorcoach these days can provide you with access to comfort, convenience, and some great features. Some of the remarkable features you can now find as standard on motorcoaches include: Reclining seats: Gone are the days of having to sit bolt upright for the whole journey when travelling by motorcoach. You can now relax and even enjoy a nap in comfortable reclining seats. Reading lights: If you are travelling in winter or at night when darkness sets in, you can read your favorite books without disturbing others with your own overhead reading light. Restrooms: You no longer have to worry about ‘holding it in’ until the bus makes a scheduled stop. You can now enjoy the luxury of a restroom onboard for your comfort and convenience. Overhead baggage hold: There is no need to worry about your baggage sliding around as the bus travels, as motorcoaches now have overhead baggage hold for security and convenience. Large, tinted windows: If you enjoy taking in the scenery as you travel, you will enjoy greater comfort from the large, tinted windows, which offer great views and enable you to avoid the glare of the sunlight. Entertainment: Many motorcoaches now offer entertainment as standard, which includes audio and video equipment for a more...

Are These the World’s Most Luxurious Buses?

Most people don’t really tend to out the words ‘luxury’ and ‘bus’ in the same sentence, as in most minds buses are not luxurious vehicles but simply a means of mass transportation. However, over recent years buses have come a long way and as is the case with other types of vehicles you can find some fabulous luxury buses around the world. Take a peek at the World’s Most Luxurious Buses If you are looking to spot buses with a difference, here are a few that could well be amongst the most luxurious in the world: The Vantare Platinum Plus: This $2.5 million bus is the epitome of luxury and will change your whole perspective on buses. Stunning and spacious, this bus Italian leather, state of the art technology, and beautiful decor to make it stand out from the crowd. You will find everything from king size beds and plasma TVs to liquor cabinets and designer glassware on this bus, making it more like a luxury apartment on wheels. Prince Sultan Bin Fahd of Saudi Arabia: A single-decker bus designed for the prince offers pure, unadulterated beauty and luxury that really is fit for royalty. The bus comes with a stunning spacious lounge area with gorgeous furnishings, a royal suite for relaxation and kicking back, an incredible bedroom with luxury bed and seating, additional bedrooms, and a fabulous bathroom.   Volkner Mobil Performance Bus: This is a truly amazing bus, which has everything from mod cons and comfort on board to a built in garage underneath for your sports car. You can relax in comfort in the stunning living and...

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