Elon Musk Boring Company permitted to dig part of Hyperloop tunnel in DC

Elon Musk’s Boring Company has been given an early, and vague, building permit to begin some extremely preliminary work on a section of an underground Hyperloop tunnel in DC. DC officials have not committed to the project long-term yet. DC Department of Transportation is examining what kinds of further permissions the Boring Company would need …

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Infrastructure plan could have $200 billion in projects and de-regulation that could clear the way for Hyperloops

Within the next two weeks, the White House could unveil an infrastructure proposal. It is believed to have at least $200 billion in infrastructure projects over the next decade and would incentivize an additional $800 billion in state and local funding. Trump predicted the proposal would easily garner bipartisan support. The infrastructure plan could also …

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Hyperloop One raises $50 million from Dubai and Russian funders

Virgin Hyperloop One, a Los Angeles company, announced it has raised $50 million from foreign venture capital investors and made Richard Branson the chairman of its board of directors. The new round of funding came from Dubai’s DP World and Russia’s Caspian Venture Capital. Axios, which first reported the story, called the money a lifeline …

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Maryland Governor announces support for Boring Company and Hyperloop from Baltimore to DC

In July, 2017 Elon Musk said he was verbally approved to build a New York to DC Hyperloop. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has tweeted and stated his support for the Boring Company and the Hyperloop from Baltimore to DC. Our administration is proud to support The Boring Company to bring rapid electric transportation to MD …

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Future Hyperloop and High Speed rail networks

When finished sometime in the first half of the 2020s, tens of billions of dollars would have been spent and passengers will be able to travel between Kunming and Singapore in just 10 hours. A more ambitious, although still prospective, high speed-rail project is one that would link Moscow with Beijing, making it possible to …

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Hyperloop One test hits 192 mph

On Saturday, July 29 an exhausted and adrenaline-fueled team from Hyperloop One celebrated another significant milestone, completing the second phase of testing our high-speed Hyperloop pod inside our DevLoop tube north of Las Vegas. By the last run, after almost a week of trials, we had logged more time working with full-scale Hyperloop technology than …

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Elon Musk NY to DC hyperloop could break ground later this year

The Boring Company released a statement following Musk’s tweets saying its talks with officials should lead to breaking ground on a tunnel “later this year.” If Musk truly is considering starting a new company to build a hyperloop, his track record with Tesla and SpaceX signals a major shake-up among the small group of start-ups …

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New York to DC tunnel would be 226 miles and three times longer than longest tunnel

If Elon Musk’s Boring company makes a New York City to Washington DC hyperloop tunnel, then it would be 226 miles long. This would be nearly three times longer than the current longest tunnel. Elon Musk tweeted out that he has been given verbal approval by someone in the US government to build a New …

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Elon Musk verbally approved to build New York to DC Hyperloop

Elon Musk has just received verbal government approval for The Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil-Balt-DC Hyperloop. NY-DC in 29 mins. This would be 29 minutes from New York city center to Washington DC city center. Boring Comapny would put up to a dozen or more entry/exit elevators in each city. Just received verbal …

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Hyperloop One successful full scale hyperloop test

Hyperloop One completed the world’s first successful Hyperloop full systems test. They completed systems test at their DevLoop site in the desert north of Las Vegas. They installed almost 1,000 feet of the linear motor in a 1,640-foot-long tube capable of reducing the air pressure down to the equivalent of 200,000 feet above sea level. …

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Video of Elon Musk interview for TED talk

Elon Musk had a 40-minute interview with TED’s Chris Anderson on Friday, April 28, 2017 at the TED 2017 conference in Vancouver. Some quotes- * [Technology and the world] only improves if a lot of people work very hard. * by itself, it [technology] degrades. * You look at ancient civilizations like ancient Egypt and …

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