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Interesting Facts About Buses

Discover some interesting facts about buses in the US and around the world.

18 Things You Didn't Know About London Buses

Buses have a long and interesting history in the capital. Today the Mayor of London is launching the year of the bus, celebrating an iconic symbol of our transport network which carries 6.5 million people a day. Below are eighteen facts covering a selection of historical, contemporary and weird nuggets of info about the world-famous transport system.

Bus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A bus (; plural "buses", , archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, or autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers. Buses can have a capacity as high as 300 passengers. The most common type of bus is the single-decker rigid bus, with larger loads carried by double-decker and articulated buses, and smaller loads carried by midibuses and minibuses; coaches are used for longer-distance services.

School Buses | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

CNG consist of methane (about 90%), ethane, propane and other gases. It burns almost completely. The only byproducts are carbon dioxide and water. It's the same gas we use to heat our homes and cook. Natural Gas has a high octane rating which makes it a good choice for internal combustion engines.