Uber has announced that they have reached an agreement with NASA to develop systems for managing low-altitude flights. A sort of traffic light system for flying cars.
The Independent (@independent) reports, Uber called the announcement part of the company’s “vision to enable customers in the future to push a button and get a high-speed flight in and around cities.” Uber said it hopes to initiate test by 2020 and have the airborne ride industry in full effect in time for the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles. Are you ready? The future is here. We will be living a real-life episode of The Jetsons in a minute….
“Technology will allow LA residents to literally fly over the city’s historically bad traffic”, Uber Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden said in a press release that also quoted LA Mayor Eric Garcetti praising the project.