How Elon Musk’s Hyperloop will Change Transportation

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San Francisco to Los Angeles in 35 minutes flat—that was the dream of the Hyperloop.

Back in 2013, Elon Musk introduced the world to this dream with a 60-page white paper. The paper caused a stir. The idea—a levitating, solar-power, supersonic train—was both pure geek porn and a transportation revolution in the making. It definitely captured people’s imagination.

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Competing for the World’s Largest Infrastructure Project: Over 100 Million Jobs at Stake

Elon Musk and Daryl Oster, competing for what could become 
the world’s largest infrastructure project

Futurist Thomas Frey: When Tesla Motors CEO, Elon Musk, mysteriously leaked that he was working on his Hyperloop Project, the combination of secrecy, cryptic details, and his own flair for the dramatic all contributed to the media frenzy that followed.

 

 

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Is there a “need for speed?” Why the U.S. Postal Service should get behind the hypertube

A system of tubes contemplated for the U.S. Postal Service.

Raymond Alvarez:  Travel in the 19th Century was dusty, smokey and slow – very slow. But commuters these days may be wondering if it was better. In Beijing, the roads have become so snarled that commuters abandon their vehicles in traffic that doesn’t move for days. Here in the U.S., many young adults don’t even contemplate owning a vehicle. They prefer cycling or walking.

 

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Who needs Hyperloop? ET3 will be ‘global space travel on Earth’

Daryl Oster, CEO for Evacuated Tube Transport Technologies.

Elon Musk is a brilliant, big-thinking, subtly accented, physicist turned financing pioneer turned engineer, self-made billionaire who has led the design of revolutionary cars and rockets and he needs no introduction. Musk unveiled his idea for a next-generation transportation system on August 12th, and it got the attention of about every news organization between Earth and Mars, where Musk hopes to aim his rockets one day.

 

 

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