"Hot on the heels of debate over a new transportation spending bill, a new poll shows that most Americans want to see more funding for public transportation, and only drive because they have few better options."
On demand point to point bus service is possible with small to medium size buses right now. UPS does on demand point to point pick up right now with GPS and computers in their trucks.
This is a similar concept with added 150 mph speed. Point to point on demand service in a high speed vehicle running on both ordinary roadways and a purpose built roadway running in parallel with interstate type highways.
"Looking more like a futuristic stretch limo than a bus, the Superbus is a 15-meter long vehicle that provides seating for 23 passengers who can embark and disembark via its 16 gull-wing doors (eight on each side). The electric bus runs on four E2M electric motors powered by rechargeable batteries with its highly streamlined shape and lightweight construction designed to keep energy consumption down as it hurtles along at 155 mph.Read more:
Instead of adhering to a fixed schedule the Superbus is designed to be flexible and provide high volume, point to point transport on demand via a central routing optimization system."
Superbus: on-demand luxury public transport at over 150 mph
By Darren Quick
23:01 March 30, 2010