So these flying cars have roots in inefficient helicopters, when measured by fuel consumed per passenger mile. The article also makes an important point: if you invest in public transportation infrastructure on the ground, the need to “fly above the fray” is mitigated. The article cites Tokyo as an example. I’ve never been. If you have, please comment on the Tokyo public transit infrastructure. I’d like to hear how smooth (or non-smooth) it is.
That Flying-Car Future Looks Like a Dystopia