CREATIVE BRAINTRUST ROUNDUP: INNOVATION IN TRANSPORTATION

The Creative Braintrust experts weigh in on what the wildest ideas when it comes to transportation.

What do you think is the “wildest” idea when it comes to transportation?

Ruzwana Bashir: I'm excited about Elon Musk's Hyperloop which could potentially be groundbreaking. This theoretical mode of transport through an elevated tube could really revolutionize the way we travel. It's set to be a ‘fifth mode’ of transportation, making boats, aircrafts, automobiles, and trains seem very boring!

Faris Yakob: The fact that Virgin Galactic just posted a video of a successful test flight and is confidant that it is on track for a commercial launch in 2014 is wild. But Elon Musk's Hyperloop concept is the wildest - seemingly inspired by Futurama.

Lauren Gropper: Definitely Elon Musk's Hyperloop - where pneumatic tubes can take passengers from SF to LA in 35 minutes!

Jamie Wong: Our feet. Getting back to the basics is often harder than it seems, but investing in innovating that allows us to rely on walking would yield a great benefit than anything else I can imagine. I applaud Walkscore.com for helping to pave the way.

Micah Spear: The Hyperloop by Elon Musk. It is so wild it might just work.

Thoughts? We want know. Share your ideas in the comments below and at travelbrilliantly.com

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  • Maggie Weinberg

    Like @Jamie's approach to this question. As a New Yorker I love a pedestrian friendly town and often wish other cities were more walkable. Is that high-speed luxury train from LA to Vegas still an idea? That sounded pretty wild. I wish a company like Virgin would get into the train game to upgrade rail travel (that is if we can't expect the hyperloop anytime soon).