Before the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 came along and swiped its crown, the poster child for unintended electronic fires was the hoverboard. Perhaps the most mocked transport solution, ever. They looked dumb, annoyed pedestrians, and they didn’t even hover—they just rolled around on wheels. It’s a shame, because no matter the doofiness, that kind of compact, speedy, low effort transport can be great for getting you that “last mile” from your office to the metro, or from the bus stop to your house. As cities work to get citizens out of cars, anything that makes getting around via public transit is a valuable tool. If you’re willing to give it a shot, here are our choices for the best, last mile solutions.
Small cars are better in cities.
Credit: Priority Bicycles
Fold up your bike!
Monkey up your bike?
Remember your feet.