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BVG Testing the New Self-Driving Shuffle - Alt-Tegal

BVG Testing the New Self-Driving Shuffle - Alt-Tegal

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cultish_alibi

This is a bus, it's really good It's driving around your neighborhood, So get in the bus, and don't cause trouble, It's time to experience the Alt-Tegal Shuffle


JaLogoJa

Is… is this the sex offender shuffle?


Zealousideal_Fan6367

Reminds a bit of fresh prince of Bel Air.


quaste

In Alt-Tegal neighborhood, born and raised


cabezametal

Playing Fußball most of my days


Ott-ott

Cool Haiku!


KingBrinell

Not a Haiku


Dekabus

Welcome to your New Private Club.


_Control-

Can‘t wait for the first chavy mydirtyhobby couple to fuck in that thing and cum all over the seats


_nebuko

It is quite disgusting but I think this will happen:)


randomguy3993

If it's public transport shouldn't it have camera's in there?


JoeAppleby

And you think that stops them?


Murkann

That only makes them more horny


Archoncy

thanks to german privacy laws, it's hard to use that footage for anything


mxvirii

But what about the money shot?


InternationalBastard

Fuck privacy!


ilovethissheet

I'm honestly more ok of two people fucking if they can control their jizz even a half a bit over some bum or passed out drunk pissing all over it


Darktoshr

Made my day


moesphemy

found the berlin comment


SXFlyer

they are taking passengers again? I have taken it in October 2019, was fun but very slow, lol. But since 2020, those buses were only operated for trial runs without passengers, because social-distancing is not really possible in those tiny little buses.


Tenzin2803

bro social distancing is impossible in every kind of public transport


SXFlyer

yes, but public transport is crucial. Those tiny buses are currently still only a joyride.


Tenzin2803

sure but i don't see the difference in an extremely crowded bus and this thing 🤷🏿‍♂️


braeive

Tegel\*


Jei-ay

\*shuttle


braeive

\*Raumfähre - wir sprechen hier immer noch deutsch /s


lordofherrings

Regal Tegal.


Elefantenjohn

Is it shuffle or shuttle?


coltzero

Shuffle, you tell the bus your destination and then it shuffles them with the destination of the other passengers and drops you somewhere else


proof_required

I imagined something like this > Allow 50+ people in a bus which can only accommodate 30, shake the bus vigorously, then open the door and kick out those who are closest to the door. Now the bus is ready to depart. This happens at every bus stop.


NewHier

Parkour!


uk_uk

>shuffles them with the destination of the other passengers and drops you somewhere else Ah... Kabul.


Johnoss

This is brilliant :D


Bobone2121

Just two tt's blowing in the wind like wheat in a field.


Elefantenjohn

I see it now


xOrbitz

That is so cool!


Die3

Is it just me or does this seems pretty inefficient transportation-wise? That's a lot of space to move 4-6 people and I doubt it can compete with bus drivers, probably doesn't even troll you with the doors.


TWiesengrund

Well, I think these mini buses are supposed to be used on routes where a regular big bus doesn't make sense economically. And since they are driverless the running cost is very low. I really like those and the thought of bringing public transportation to more remote destinations.


PussyMalanga

I'm not sure if I would feel safe in one of them, but they could also be used on regular services during the night.


TWiesengrund

Yeah, understandable. Right now these driverless mini busses drive veeeeeeerrrrry slowly. I think even if they did have an unlikely accident you'd be safe. According to this video they have a top speed of 12 km/h. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F\_u9mBNFJhk


PussyMalanga

It's more the idea of getting into an unmanned bus in the middle of the night with strangers. Even as a man I feel iffy about that.


TWiesengrund

Good point, that's definitely something I haven't thought about.


toper-centage

> And since they are driverless the running cost is very low There's probably a couple engineers, managers, and an overworked intern running the show behind the scenes, so not quite cheap *yet*.


TWiesengrund

Sure, that's right. But that's correct for every modern mode of transportation. Cutting out some of the middle-men (driver, workforce manager, etc.) is still a cost saver. Guaranteed availability of service once the machine is up and running. I'd really love to see a more detailed cost break-down to be able to judge the project as a whole.


ShapesAndStuff

that's 4-6 times as many as the average car :)


Chobeat

it's just for publicity. These pilot projects rarely have any sound cost analysis behind.


chillbill1

It is not for publicity, it's a research project. The busses themselves are just a small part of the project itself. Check https://testfeldstadtverkehr.berlin/en/


IRockIntoMordor

einmal vollkotzen bei 30°C und das Ding wird zur Folterkammer


amzyanti

Neat! Is there any further reading on that project? This sort of public transport is exactly what the less well-connected parts of Berlin could use.


Bobone2121

[Yes, here](https://www.see-meile.com/)


amzyanti

Thanks!


chillbill1

See meile is the old project from 2019. [this](https://testfeldstadtverkehr.berlin/en/) is the new website.


chillbill1

See meile is the old project from 2019. [this](https://testfeldstadtverkehr.berlin/en/) is the new website.


robben1234

I believe Monaco had the same model for their public test a few years ago. Back then the thing would slam the brakes on the first sight of a pedestrian 50 meters ahead. Wasn't the most pleasant ride.


Solutar

Ive seen the same kinda Bus in Charite. Works fine.


disasterfreakBLN

So they finally let it out if it's charité cage 😂


Satan_Stoned

Nice, let's see how long It takes to get vandalized.


Madophima

„BVG testet das neue selbstfahrende Raumschiff”


RealJohnLennon

Imagine you had one of these that was a tiny home, and your house legitimately picked you up and dropped you off from work.


UberGayMensch

We only need 20 more years that German bureaucracy will let them use.


kaoliko

God please no!! They are driving on our Charité campus in cvk. They are horribly slow and stop for about every leaf that is flying on the street. I like the idea very much but this is not it!


chillbill1

This is exactly why they are driving around again. They can't get faster if they dont get tested in real conditions. Plus, the speed is a little higher than in 2019.


kaoliko

They test it for years now and I don't see the higher speed at all. I mean there are systems on the market that are working way better than these. They still need to do a lot of work


chillbill1

Yeah, the speed is around 2 3 kmh higher so it is not noticeable. The difference between what you are saying and this project is that the other ones are in the US, where if something is not illegal, then it's allowed. In the eu they need approvals from many places. Also, there are differences between the road conditions. It is one thing to test them in a US suburb and another in Reinickendorf, in the middle of the city, between s and u Bahnhof. They are being tested as last mile solutions. Yes, there is a lot of work to be done, but that's why this research is being done. Autonomous busses are seen as a mid term solution because in order for them to be safe and efficient, the infrastructure (lights, 5g and intersections) needs to be upgraded.


kaoliko

Okay mate, thank you


gentakovic

I hope it is safer for bikers. Plot twist: Home for homeless.


JohnAvi

Needs a doll for a driver: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWgrvNHjKkY


new_line_17

Actually, it’s a fake-taxi Actually it’s TegEL


Lolipopes

When the BVG comes up with a self driving public transportaion system before the con man Elon.


amrzohdi

Transportation is already perfect! What are they trying to solve?


shahbhash

Although BVG bus drivers are rude many a times but why do we want to render them jobless? Why fix something that’s not broken?


xbeetlejuiice

Because it is cheaper than a driver. You just need to program it once and they’ll drive forever. It’s all about more profits.


donau_kind

If I remember well, Germany lacks bus drivers overall, and hires most of them from abroad. While I myself would rather get people from abroad than robots, this direction with autonomous vehicles does not surprise me at all.


kalumallii

Where exactly is this?


lx25de

U-Bhf Alt-Tegel <> Tegeler See


Desperate_Finger

wat


Rope_Bun

Can we participate in the trial? If so how? 😏


i_am_who_knocks

in india we call them Auto ....what irony even the colour scheme is the same


Alarmed_Scientist_15

Charite campus has these too.


FakeHasselblad

Thats going to get pissed in, graffiti’ed, and then stolen.


No-Bee-7022

Very optimistic 😅


lx25de

They are testing them for quite some time now. I think two years already?