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Elon Musk’s Boring Company Wins Bid to Build High-Speed Underground Rail in Chicago

Elon Musk’s underground transportation business, The Boring Company, has won a bid to create an underground high-speed rail line from downtown Chicago to O’Hare International Airport. The company beat out at least four other developers for the project, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to make an official…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company Concept Is Now Even More Hopelessly Complicated

Elon Musk’s Boring Company, which has to date sold the dream of a massive tunnel-based transportation system to get (wealthy) people’s cars around faster and also mislabeled “flamethrowers,” is now selling itself as the future of mass urban transit.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company Concept Is Now Even More Hopelessly Complicated

Elon Musk’s Boring Company, which has to date sold the dream of a massive tunnel-based transportation system to get (wealthy) people’s cars around faster and also mislabeled “flamethrowers,” is now selling itself as the future of mass urban transit.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Elon Musk Is Back to Digging Tunnels, This Time Under DC

Noted tunnel enthusiast Elon Musk is digging again, this time for hazily defined purposes at an abandoned parking lot near the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives headquarters building in northeastern Washington, DC, the Washington Post reports.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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It’ll Cost Just $24 Billion To Build A Denver-To-Wyoming Hyperloop

In the coming weeks, Hyperloop One—a startup that’s furthest along in developing the futuristic transportation network—will begin a feasibility study with the Colorado Department of Transportation to determine what’s needed to actually build the system. One of the study’s aims is to develop a business case for a…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Meet The People Who Say They’re Serious About Building The Hyperloop

The morning commute across Manhattan on Thursday was a typical-as-of-late snarl of bottlenecks and delays, with debris of unknown origins causing an oppressive backup of the city’s subway system. It was the latest in a string of examples of the deteriorating, century-old system, another sign of the significant level…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Meet The People Who Say They’re Serious About Building The Hyperloop

The morning commute across Manhattan on Thursday was a typical-as-of-late snarl of bottlenecks and delays, with debris of unknown origins causing an oppressive backup of the city’s subway system. It was the latest in a string of examples of the deteriorating, century-old system, another sign of the significant level…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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