Bringing flying cars to LA, salvaging street furniture

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LA is partnering with a startup called Archer to bring flying cars to the city, though in actual projections of the future, the skies are a lot busier. The roads may still be jammed too. Photo by Archer.

Flying cars are coming to LA, possibly as early as 2023. The “urban air mobility” industry sees the city as an ideal place to build highways in the skies, but there are safety and regulatory hurdles aplenty, and even sky highways won’t cure LA’s congestion problems.

Also, you’ve likely seen an old couch or bedside table sitting idly on a sidewalk in LA. Writer Julissa James explores the sometimes controversial obsession of reclaiming abandoned furniture.