Uber may be presenting an overly optimistic scenario, but the fact remains that our current system of mass transit is in dire shape and in need of disruptive innovation. The above skyport design is by Humphreys & Partners mimics nature with a “beehive” design (above) that accommodates 900 passengers per hour on each level while using sustainable materials to create an ecosystem that powers itself and “gives back to the surrounding area,” the firm says.
Uber Promises to Elevate You
Uber has unveiled its latest skyport designs for Uber Air, its vision of the future transportation. At an industry gathering of industry experts, aviation regulators and potential partners in Los Angeles, Uber painted an optimistic vision for its lofty ambition of creating a commercial network of flying cars, by 2023.
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