Just when you thought your trip was getting too routine. Over the next decade, the idea of getting to work on time, going indoors for your family vacation, or even going to a game will get a lot easier. The cars will be driven on predetermined routes. The trains will use new magnetic rail systems. And an amazing new hyperloop train will accelerate to 800 miles per hour.
The best part? These innovations are not just forecasts. They are slated to debut in the next 10 years or have already started transporting us.
"New technologies have the potential to make our roads and transit systems safer, greener and more efficient," Gregory Winfree, administrator of the Department of Transportation Research, told FoxNews.com. "We are working hard to ensure that these technologies can be safely integrated into our existing system."
"We will have to do something," said Thilo Koslowski, a lead automotive analyst at research firm Gartner, which studies next-generation transportation, "as we will continue to see more vehicles on the road but we will not be able to grow infrastructure at the same time." . We have to be smarter about the use of that infrastructure and / or innovate in passenger vehicles and mobility.