Here are 3 different designs for bicycle-powered buses:

1. The Buscycle

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(image via Ecofriend)

2. Eindhoven University’s human-powered bus (also see our previous coverage):

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3. The Velodisco:

On one hand, these all look pretty inefficient. On another, shouldn’t you have less wind, drivetrain, and surface resistance to overcome per person on a well-designed setup like this compared to single-person bicycles?