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Enlarge: Introduction: the history of The City of Tomorrow

So as you can see, there are so many exciting destinations in Retropolis that the visitor can't possibly sit idle; the question, then, is not where to go, but how to get there - and how to get everywhere - as speedily as one can.

No problem! Because transportation, some say, is what Retropolis is all about.

You're welcome to rent a private rocket or hovercar, or even your own rocket pack, if you're one of those people who wants to explore. The light and airy aircraft of Retropolis are all boosted by modern, lighter-than-air inertrium materials and get great fuel economy, largely thanks to the latest clean burning, long-lasting fuels of Interstellar Gulf. You'll have every opportunity to wander, explore, and even get lost among the towering buildings of the city; but do pick up one of our useful maps, to make sure that you can find your way back to your hotel at the end of the day.

And please note that the Experimental Research District is indelibly marked on those maps. That's the one area of the city that you must avoid at all times, even in its airspace. Giant robots have a long reach!

It's also possible to explore Retropolis on foot with the many enclosed skyways that arch from building to building, safe and beautiful bridges for pedestrian traffic; or wander the streets! All vehicles are restricted to airspace, leaving the broad avenues of the city free for foot traffic among the parks and groves.

And whether you're airborne or traveling on foot, always remember that the attentive and helpful officers of the Air Safety and Astronautics Association are present throughout the city, ready to direct you - or to slow you down, just a little - as you make your way through Retropolis. They're there to hel

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