SF To Get 1100 New Solar Powered Bus Shelters – 511 Contra Costa

SF To Get 1100 New Solar Powered Bus Shelters

The first of 1,100 new solar powered bus shelters was unveiled yesterday in San Francisco.  The solar power generated by the structure’s wavy red roof will be used to power LED lighting, the NextBus display, intercom and wireless routers.

New Bus Shelter 02 by Tom Hilton
New Bus Shelter 02 by Tom Hilton (via flickr.)

You can check out the full story on SF Streets Blog.
For more detailed photos have a look at the images from Mike Chino and Ryan Hughes at Inhabitat.

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