December 22, 2014 10:43 am at 10:43 am #1055985
Did not one of our local leaders and or businessman, when asked about light rail, “We have public transportation, it’s called the freeway.”?March 2, 2015 12:41 am at 12:41 am #1065586
Hyperloop startup wants a 5-mile track by 2018
BY REX SANTUS
Many have dismissed the Hyperloop as a fantasy project that — at best — lies somewhere in the distant future. But one of the groups vying to build the super-fast transit system says it has plans to build a five-mile test track in California — by 2018.
December 9, 2015 10:15 am at 10:15 am #1106082
The Race to Create Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Heats Up
By Alexander Chee | Photographs by Spencer Lowell for The Wall Street
Two years after the Tesla CEO crowdsourced the idea for the Hyperloop, his dream of a ‘fifth mode’ of transportation is quickly and quietly becoming a reality, but what’s his endgame?
READ MORE: http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-race-to-create-elon-musks-hyperloop-heats-up-1448899356December 9, 2015 10:38 am at 10:38 am #1106094
California is out, and Las Vegas is in. Latest news says they are going to build it in Las Vegas.
…Hyperloop Technologies announced Tuesday that it will build a test track in Las Vegas for the new technology, which would transport passengers through vacuum tubes at speeds up to 750 miles per hour using solar power. The idea was first presented in a white paper by Musk in 2013 and has since been adopted by multiple independent companies that are racing to build a proof of concept…December 9, 2015 9:44 pm at 9:44 pm #1106190
Why must 700+ mph be the initial objective? I’d be happy to be able to travel at hi way speed with reliable, clean train service with minimal stops. Maybe I’m just a small thinker.December 10, 2015 10:16 am at 10:16 am #1106227
Why must 700+ mph be the initial objective? I’d be happy to be able to travel at hi way speed with reliable, clean train service with minimal stops. Maybe I’m just a small thinker.
Read the mini-novel from Wait but Why on Musk and his companies to understand a little more about how he thinks.
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