This could be the answer to China’s massive traffic problem

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Vehicles are seen stuck in a traffic jam near a toll station, as people return home at the end of a weeklong national day holiday, in Beijing, China.
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Reuters/China Daily

Housing the world’s largest population, China is not immune to municipal issues, such as traffic jams.

One of the most memorable ones was the China National Highway 110 traffic jam, where thousands of vehicles were stuck for 60 miles in a span of 10 days.

To resolve this crisis, the TEB Technology Development Companydesigned the Transit Elevated Bus.

The vehicle glides over traffic lanes whiletransporting 1,200 passengers in elevated compartments.

Here’s what that looks like:

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So far, five cities in China have contracted with the company to develop tracks for the TEB.

Powered by solar energy, these buses would cost $4.5 million each, which is estimated to be just one-sixteenth of the cost of a subway train.

Here’s another view:

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