From Invisible Urban Trains to Folding Chair Scooters

By: Laura McQuarrie - May 28, 2016
The top May 2016 eco transportation ideas examine a few of the ideas that could reshape ways people get around in the future.

The use of solar power is a prevalent theme in these ideas and it is becoming an integral part of bus shelters, electric boats and entire stretches of roads. These solar-powered innovations are ideal for reducing some of the energy demands that would otherwise need to be satisfied by other sources.

A rise in consciousness surrounding the environment and one's personal health is inspiring more people to choose cycling and walking as ways to get from one place to another. As such, there are now entire office buildings designed to accommodate those who commute by bike, as well as urban plans that are set to become much more pedestrian-friendly.