"People will tell you it's impossible, and that's exactly why we try to do it" — Bertrand Piccard
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"People will tell you it's impossible, and that's exactly why we try to do it" — Bertrand Piccard
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Getting There

How we get to where we need to go--and how long it takes--affects our lives on a daily basis. In this hour, TED speakers imagine a future of transport that's faster, cleaner, and just plain cooler.

"People will tell you it's impossible, and that's exactly why we try to do it" — Bertrand Piccard James Duncan Davidson /TED hide caption

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Can The Sun Fuel A Flight Around The World?

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"This is the kind of technology that will merge millions of individual vehicles into a single system" — Bill Ford James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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How Does Henry Ford's Great-Grandson Envision The Future?

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"If you live in a city and don't need a car to get to work, you're crazy to be owning one" — Robin Chase Robert Leslie/TED hide caption

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If We Want to Live In Cities, Will We Have To Share Cars?

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"When you build it they will come — we've seen quadrupling of bike commuting in New York City since 2000" — Janette Sadik-Khan Ryan Lash/TED hide caption

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How Do You Make New York's Mean Streets A Little Nicer?

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"When the rocket stops, you will be in space, there will be complete silence, you will unbuckle, you will float around" — Richard Branson Robert Leslie/TED hide caption

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Is Space Tourism Finally About To Take Off?

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