Posts tagged urban
The Future of Travel: "Near Super-Sonic" Transport System

An overhaul of long distance travel is underway, thanks to the new hyperloop transportation system from Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), which utilises direct point-to-point connections. The main objective is to eliminate waiting time, increase convenience and reduce interruptions for commuters. Passengers travel in various 6-person pods, connected to a ‘transporter’, which can be accelerated to 1 100 km/h. ‘On-demand’ travel is achieved, as passengers simply board the next available pod. The pod can also operate autonomously on regular roads, thus increasing efficiency.

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Minimalist "Raven" Scooter Makes Urban Traveling a Pleasure

Italian scooter company, CityBirds, is changing the way people approach their daily commute. Nicknamed, ‘Raven’, the company’s lightweight uber-functional and stylish range of scooters aims to take the stress out of getting from A to B. The carbon-fibre body on Raven is both an eco-friendly and cost-effective mode of transport. The streamlined shape on the kick scooter means that it is light, yet stable and stylish – plus collapsible for easy carrying. 

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