James May’s Big Idea on Future Transportation

This is the first episode of the 3-episode series of James May’s Big Idea on BBC. He talks about his big idea of future transportation, and he investigates many form of transportation other than normal cars, including Ekranoplan, flying car, human helicopter, personal rocket backpack, Harrier jump jet, automatic driving car, even teleportation, and exams the upside and downside of each of them. Finally, he came up with the answer of why none of those alternative transporation is in use, it’s the paper work and health and safety regulation.
The other two episodes of the series, he talks about robots and alternative energy sources, which are also rather inspirational, should you go and check those out as well on Youtube.

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