The 6 most unique types of public transportation around the world, from Coco Taxis to converted World War II jeeps
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- People around the world use interesting forms of public transportation that span beyond the typical public bus or subway.
- From wooden toboggans to subway trains held up by magnets, these 6 types of transit run the gamut of technology and creativity.
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Every day, people around the world get from point A to point B using unique methods of transportation that differ from the traditional bus and subway.
Some, such as the norry, are low-tech solutions created from a need for cheap access to transportation. Others, such as the high-tech maglev train, have been considered scientific breakthroughs.
Here are six of the most unique forms of transportation around the world, from Portugal to Cambodia.
Coco Taxis in Cuba
Jeepneys in the Philippines
The Schwebebahn in Germany
Norry in Cambodia
Monte Toboggans in Portugal