It's Not Where You're Going, It's How you Get There

A look at futuristic forms of transportation that have become reality.

At one point, we humans were fascinated with the invention of the wheel, but we're human. It's part of our make-up to constantly search for and invent what's next. Well, what's next doesn't always rely on the wheel. Who needs those when you can levitate to work or rocket to space?

The ever-increasing urban growth around the globe is fueling new forms of transportation, which will move us from A to B and even C in brilliant ways, not only helping the environment and the huge public need to get around, but---most importantly--- allowing us to skip out on traffic jams. Who cares about traffic when you have a jetpack?

Tell us all the crazy ways you move on Twitter and Instagram with #goodcitiesproject.




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