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A future of "flying cars" may be closer than you think

Apr 24, 2023   |   AJOT

Quotes Professor Vikrant Vaze about a study he co-authored on urban aerial mobility.

"The study, 'Vertiport Planning for Urban Aerial Mobility: An Adaptive Discretization Approach,' was conducted by Alexandre Jacquillat of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Vikrant Vaze of Dartmouth and Kai Wang of the School of Vehicle and Mobility at Tsinghua University," reports the American Journal of Transportation (AJOT).

"'Technologies already exist to build and fly the kinds of vehicles that could ferry people throughout urban areas as part of a normal routine,' says Vaze. 'But the big challenges center on conceiving and creating the kind of transportation infrastructure, systems and protocols that would enable the safe and smooth transition to urban aerial mobility.'"

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