Despite popular belief, it’s not technology that’s holding up air taxis and on-demand mobility. This technology is on the verge of fruition, yet yesterday’s policies are preventing tomorrow’s innovations (and economic growth). Steps need to be taken to develop regulation that encourages creative transportation technology, while offering a clear path to compliance to operate with guardrails, rather than roadblocks. When policy catches up to society’s needs and ingenuity, everyday life can be transformed through on-demand mobility technology all over the world.
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