If you could own just one form of transportation , what would it be and why?

Canada
March 6, 2009 6:53pm CST
Hi everyone... Now supposing you could own just one form of transportation. Whatever you chose would be free of any operating expenses at all or repairs. You could choose from a car, train, boat, plane, truck, canoe, bicycle or whatever you can think of..but you could only ever own one! If you chose a plane, then you cant have a car...You get the picture! Now what would you choose and why? Take into account what you like to do in every day life, what your hobbies are, do you like to travel, but how will you get to work?
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@ShepherdSpy (8563)
• Omagh, Northern Ireland
7 Mar 09
Without any limits on choice or concerns about the running expenses,I'd like one of these flying cars that they're trying to get into production..but if I can only have something that's actually in production at present,It'll have to be a Harrier Jump Jet.. There's a village green in front of my house where I could park it,if that wasn't available,there's a local airport about 7 miles from my house,and there's an area used as a helipad at work!Shopping- the supermarkets I go to have huge carparks!
• Canada
7 Mar 09
hehehehe...well then a helicopter would work too right? I have not seen the flying car. But from the time I was a child, I said the day would come when we would fly around like the jetsons......no more icey roads to travel!
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• Omagh, Northern Ireland
7 Mar 09
Here's a link to an article about their history and development..they've been working on different designs of them since about the '20's..And there's some guys attempting a round the world flight in a new design that's basically a car with a parachute type airfoil wing attached! http://www.popularmechanics.com/blogs/automotive_news/4215922.html
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• Canada
7 Mar 09
awwww!..thanks,,i will be reading it for sure! I dont see why it cant be done somehow
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• United States
7 Mar 09
I would want the James Bond car that seems to change into everything at the most convenient moment. If I needed a boat I had the boat, If I needed the car I had the fast car and so on.
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• Canada
7 Mar 09
hahahaha...now thats more along my lines of thinking as well!! A do it all type of transportation! afterall, its free!
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• India
7 Mar 09
Hi sandy i ll definetly like to own a star cruise so that ican make agood business out of it and then may buy many other transportations.
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• Canada
7 Mar 09
Hi there...the only problem is..you are only allowed to have just one!...Maybe you could put the rest in your friends names!
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@cream97 (29175)
• United States
7 Mar 09
It would be a car. I want to be able to drive on the road, only. It is easy to fit into the driveway and it is nothing made for being on top of the water.
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• Canada
7 Mar 09
I am beginning to think I might want an amphibious vehicle that goes from land to water...I love to travel on land..but I couldnt get overseas that way... or down the coast at least! Oh I dont really know yet!...lol
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• United States
7 Mar 09
To be honest, as eccentric as I am I want a coach and horses. I adore horses, their droppings can be used for mulch, and well there is just something about this form of transportation. Of course, I realize in the US it makes travel to other states difficult, but for local use I'd love to travel this way. Namaste-Anora
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• Canada
7 Mar 09
To be honest, I never thought of that but I too would enjoy that! And if you had a boss you didnt like, you would be sure to park in front of his house to change the fuel!
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• United States
7 Mar 09
I would want my 1959 Chevy Apache running and I would drive it everywhere. It is my paln anyway but I have to wait till I can fix it to drive it.
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• Canada
7 Mar 09
Awesome ride!...well under this suggestion, you would never have to fix it or fill it again.
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@beachstarz (1092)
• United States
7 Mar 09
Hi Sandy , We live right next to the ocean , so I think it would be too cool to go everywhere by boat . We could go see our friends, go shopping and everything That would be fun!
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• Canada
7 Mar 09
Hi beachstarz...Maybe it would be cool to have an amphibious vehicle that could go both on land and in water!
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@moneymommy (3421)
• United States
7 Mar 09
I would have to stick with the car. I think that would be the most useful of all.
• Canada
7 Mar 09
Im thinking I might want a plane, as long as it came with a pilot with 40 years experience!!...not sure yet though
@liaamur (420)
• Philippines
7 Mar 09
i might want a plane, as long as it comes with a good-looking pilot! *naughty grin*
• Canada
7 Mar 09
Does it matter if he can fly? Or does he just need a fly?...Im sorry...the pilot made me say it!
@Tianna2 (1274)
• United States
8 Mar 09
I think I would want one of those military amphibias assault vehicles. That way it would be seaworthy and anyone that gets in my way in traffic better watch out. Just imagine being able to drive to hawaii or just across the lake when you feel like it. Cheers, Tianna
• Canada
8 Mar 09
hahahahaha!..Thats a good one!..and it would be safe from terrorists too!..
@polachicago (19143)
• United States
7 Mar 09
I would like to have car and boat all in one. Named "Aguada" is going to be available in 2009.... http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-9729924-1.html
• Canada
7 Mar 09
That is my answer also. We have an amphibious vehicle here called the harbor hopper..It takes people on tours of the city streets then plops straight in the water for a tour of the waterfront
@jambi462 (4599)
• United States
7 Mar 09
I would want a jetpack because you could just fly personally by yourself to just about anywhere you wanted to. I wouldn't even need it for transportation because there would be times when I would just go out for a ride when there was a beautiful night or something like that. I think that we should just forget about cars and learn how to make jetpacks for everybody.
• Canada
7 Mar 09
That would be just awesome!..Let us know when you have invented one..I will be the first in line to purchase one!
@bulasana (71)
• Bahrain
7 Mar 09
well, I would like to have a luxery Car Because thats one of my humble wish..... He he he he he
• Canada
7 Mar 09
Do you want a chauffer too? Oh, and ofcourse a bar and Tv built in the back too!..That would be awesome!
• United States
7 Mar 09
In my opinion, hands down, it would be the Ford Escape. I love sport SUV's. They are the ultimate performance vehicle. I look for versatility in a vehicle. It also doesn't hurt for a vehicle to have room to breathe.
• Canada
7 Mar 09
I have to admit, I rented a Ford Escape one day and i certainly wanted to escape with it.. It was the smoothing riding SUV I have ever driven..
@sunil_008 (1270)
• India
7 Mar 09
hi, i would chose bicycle.its going to be pollution free,low cost repairing for life . more than that i do not need extra time and effort for physical exercise to stay fit and parking won't be a problem ever...and i can go anywhere on it no matter how good or bad the road is. i even heard that people go on world tour on their bicycles...
• Canada
7 Mar 09
Hi Sunil..I think you are the first to choose a bicycle...THey can fit where no other vehicle can and yes I have heard of world bike tours too! The exercise would be a bonus...But here in Canada, a bicycle would not be practical as I couldnt ride it in the winter
@jmhall (143)
• United States
7 Mar 09
Considering that I have 4 small children and a husband what every the choice it would have to have enough room for all of us. Since we do not travel much except for the everday things and to work. I would have to go with a motor vehicle of some sort. I am not much on flying and I live in the MidWest so a boat would not be practicle. I just wish that they would manufacture a vehicle that would easily accomidate 4 car seats as my children are all under the age of 4 and need them.
• Canada
7 Mar 09
Holy cow!..You have 4 all under the age of 4???? Whatever vehicle you choose, I hope it comes with a nanny!!...and ear plugs!
@Toofancy (549)
• United States
7 Mar 09
It would definitely be my car. I do a lot of things locally, but I don't take too many trips which would involve an airplane. Nor do I think I would want a boat because I do not get on the water much. I took one cruise, and it made me seasick. But I could not imagine not having my car.
• Canada
7 Mar 09
Wise suggesion if the other things are of not much use...You cant take a plane to work!..unless you work at the airport
@aisaellis22 (6449)
• United States
7 Mar 09
Hello sandymay48! I would want to have a helicopter. Through it, I can go to a place with just hours. I mean not outside the country but provinces and cities here in the Philippines which would take days to go using cars. I chose helicopters rather than airplane because it's smaller than the airplane and that I could land it anywhere.
• Canada
7 Mar 09
Good choice!..I think it would be much easier to park a helicopter than a plane at the mall!.. There would be no traffic jams either, unless everyone decided to get a heli too..
@liaamur (420)
• Philippines
7 Mar 09
i've always wanted a ducati, or any of the big bikes. with my lean build, it would be cool to just speed along country roads, living my life and caring about nothing. uma thurman in kill bill and brad's benjamin button... it's always good to dream.*sigh*
• Canada
7 Mar 09
hehehehe..sure it is...Why not!..I do it all the time...It would be fun to live in a fantasy world..even for a day!
@ionsquare (534)
• Singapore
7 Mar 09
Hi, As for me, I would like to own a plane. Its the most sophisticated public transport around and I can travel around the world with a plane. If I don't use the plane, I may consider renting or selling it to make a profit out of it. As for car, I can buy it if I want to as its of less value that a plane.
• Canada
7 Mar 09
yes I agree, the plane can take you virtually anywhere..could be difficult to park in your driveway or at the grocery store though The only problem is, you cant buy a car no matter how cheap, because remember, you can only have one type of transportation! But maybe you could sneak it on the cargo section of the plane...Something like a park and fly!
• Philippines
7 Mar 09
I would say... I like a sail boat, so that I can go to different lands that I have never been... like pirates yet modern :)
• Canada
7 Mar 09
Hello there...sailboats are awesome!..A great sense of freedom...I guess you can always take the bus to work