If you are of the mind that traditional bicycles, cars, buses, trains, planes and feet are simply not sufficient for getting around, then you are in abundant company.

Tech firms around the world are coming up with novel ways to get from A to B that usually aim to minimize the traveler’s effort, increase their mobility and maximize fun-having. Some of these gizmos are already catching on in places like San Francisco, where counting up the modes of transportation you might see on your daily commute can easily exceed the fingers on one’s hands.

“It’s just a matter of picking the one that suits your needs best,” says Adam Moon, who runs logistics for Brazil-based Movpak, a startup that’s launching a crowdfunding campaign on May 10 for its new spin on the electric skateboard. Take a gander at some of the new ways to get around.

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