Exciting news from our neighboring country Norway which is about to produce its first prototype of an electric, autonomus on demand aquatic bus that can operate on short distances in an urban setting.
It is called Zeabuz, founded by a group of professors from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in December of 2019, and is well suited for most major cities that are built around navigable bodies of water.
Zeabuz will function much like an elevator in a building, with pre-set stops and on-demand service. The challenge lies in translating the constraints of elevator operations to a more fluid environment.
The future of sustainable transportation will contain many pieces, and the urban sea bus is likely to be one of them. The company’s ambition is to have an operational pilot within two years. Read more about Zeabuz here.