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The Future of Transportation : SOM Thinkers Series

The Future of Transportation : SOM Thinkers Series


 How will we travel in the future? Essays on the transport to come, from sidewalk scooters to levitating trains

With the promise of delivery drones, personal helicopters, and groceries delivered right to your refrigerator, one might think we are living in the best of transportation times. Most city commuters would be quick to tell you otherwise.

Of all the technological interventions continuously inserted into our daily travels, which ones will last? Is ride-sharing here to stay? In ten years will we all be taking autonomous vehicles to work? Will traffic as we know it cease to exist? While this volume makes no promises or predictions, it does take a step back from the hype of the new to explore what might seem like yesterday's solutions: buses, bikes and even trains. Perhaps remedies to our transportation woes are not all in the future but are hiding in plain and present sight.

Product details

  •  Paperback | 124 pages
  •  107 x 163 x 13mm | 136g
  •  New York, United States
  •  English
  •  1942884451
  •  9781942884453

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