The Boring Company

The Boring Company

Detailing the Boring Company’s Poor Track Record

Elon Musk’s promised solution for congestion—the Boring Co.—has proven most successful at disappearing on the governments that trusted them.

November 29, 2022 - The Wall Street Journal

The Boring Company

Two Underwhelming Elon Musk Projects on Display at CES

Demonstrations at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas highlight the failures of Tesla's autonomous vehicles and the Boring Company's tunnels.

January 10, 2022 - Curbed

Outdoor Recreation

Friday Funny: The Onion Skewers Elon Musk (Again)

Elon Musk, a favorite target of satirists and urbanists alike, is once again the subject of The Onion's withering pen.

April 23, 2021 - The Onion

The Boring Company

Two Boring Co. Projects Appear to Bite the Dust

References to the Dugout Loop, in Los Angeles, and the Baltimore-to-Washington Loop have been removed from the Boring Company's website.

April 19, 2021 - Bloomberg via The Press Enterprise

The Boring Company

Tesla's Driving Slowly in a Brightly Lit Tunnel: The Boring Co.'s Las Vegas Debut

The first big operations test for the Las Vegas Convention Center Loop is coming during a conference planned for June, but the lights have been turned on and cameras are rolling.

April 12, 2021 - Gizmodo

Ocean Drive Open Streets

Miami Mayor Wants Federal Funding for Boring Company Tunnel

Mayor Francis Suarez thinks the tunnel could alleviate congestion, but critics argue the city's rising water table makes tunneling too expensive and impractical.

March 28, 2021 - Bloomberg Quint

Port of Miami

Elon Musk Wants to Dig Tunnels in America's 'Sinkhole Capital'

Musk claims the tunnels could ease traffic and "be an example to the world," but experts caution that underground work in Miami is expensive and unpredictable.

January 26, 2021 - Curbed

The Boring Company

The Boring Company Coming Up Short of Expectations in Las Vegas

It seems like the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor’s Authority expected trouble with The Boring Company, and built a contract that will impact Elon Musk's bottom line for falling short of agreed system capacity and construction timeless.

October 19, 2020 - TechCrunch

The Boring Company

Public Underwhelmed by Latest Look at the Boring Company's Work in Las Vegas

Elon Musk poked the transit planning community on social media last week with a rendering of the forthcoming Las Vegas Convention Center Loop tunnel.

July 27, 2020 - Curbed

Inland Empire Airport

Transportation Authority Choose the Boring Company in the Inland Empire

The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority decided that Elon Musk's The Boring Comany offers a cheaper, faster alternative to proposals that would build a light rail connection to the Ontario International Airport.

June 11, 2020 - Daily Bulletin

Monorail. Las Vegas

Conflicts With the Las Vegas Monorail Complicating Elon Musk's Tunnel Plans

In the rush to get the LVCC Loop ready for a major conference in 2021, concern grows about the potential of the project to damage the existing Las Vegas monorail system.

August 4, 2019 - TechCrunch

Hyperloop One

Don't Let 'FOMO' Ruin Transportation Planning

The "fear of missing out," also known as FOMO, is no way to make transportation decisions, according to this article.

June 27, 2019 - CityLab

O'Hare Blue Line

O'Hare Tunnel, Proposed by Elon Musk, Looks Dead on Arrival in Chicago's New Political Regime

Advocates are relieved Elon Musk's proposal to build a new subterranean connection to O'Hare is dead, but still disappointed at the wasted brainpower and public funding devoted to the idea.

June 9, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

The Boring Company

Elon Musk and BART Go Toe to Toe (on Twitter)

Transit agencies and advocates are developing a genre of criticism that could be described as calling Elon Musk on his BS. Musk still has plenty of support on social media.

May 28, 2019 - SFGate

Las Vegas, Nevada

The Boring Company Gets Paid

Las Vegas is the first city to pay for the services of Elon Musk's Boring Company.

May 20, 2019 - The Guardian

Tesla Roadster

Friday Funny: A Play About Elon Musk's Hubris, in Shakespearean Blank Verse

Looking for a way to forget about the Boring Company for a little while? You've come to the wrong place.

December 21, 2018 - Cult MTL

New York Subway

Opinion: Good Public Transit Is Crowded

Embrace the crowds.

December 20, 2018 - Medium

The Boring Company

Early Reviews of Elon Musk's Boring Co. Tunnel

Take a tour of Elon Musk's idea for fixing Los Angeles congestion.

December 19, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

Hawthorne, California

Elon Musk's New Tunnel Debuts Today Near Los Angeles

The public will get its first look at the tunnel technology Elon Musk and the Boring Co. have dreamed up in response to hopes for a congestion miracle.

December 18, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

The Boring Company

Musk's Boring Co. Drops Westside L.A. Tunnel Plans

A lawsuit by a pair of Westside L.A. neighborhood groups has killed the Boring Company's plans to drill a tunnel below Sepulveda Boulevard.

November 28, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

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