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The AIRPod: 'The future of urban transportation'

February 16, 2012 - 11:30 AM
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My sighting of the tiny Car2Go vehicle in Petworth earlier this week fired up my curiosity about all the different options out there for urban mobility. One vaunted option is the $10,000 air-powered AIRPod. MDI has tested and promoted the idea over the past half decade. Is this, as the video below proposes, going to be the future of urban transportation?

See for yourself in the fascinating clip here. I like any idea that has drivers using less space and less gasoline. Although skeptics have questioned AIRPod, the technology may well have a role to play.

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