The Sea Bubble water taxis as it might look once it goes public. Sea Bubbles are a French invention and will be tested on the River Seine.
Sailor and inventor Alain Thébault’s four-passenger taxi with submerged, electric-powered ‘wings’ has been given the go-ahead for live testing on the Seine this June, with full backing from the city’s mayor Anne Hidalgo.
It might look like something from War of the Worlds, but the space-age Sea Bubble river taxi could be the future of transport in Paris.
Climate change and tackling pollution are among Ms Hidalgo’s key policies. “I really believe in the development of river transport,” she told Fast Company magazine.
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