Universities could play a significant role in the development of SkyTran. Near-instant transportation around a city will have a similarly large effect at the local scale as "the death of distance" in the virtual world had in the past decades, and it will create a similarly wide range of opportunities for cutting-edge research across many academic disciplines. For example:

Arts & Sciences:

School of Education:

School of Health & Environment:

College of Engineering:

College of Management:

Other Campus Groups: