Elon Musk

November 28, 2018, 9am PST
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.
Los Angeles Times
September 4, 2018, 7am PDT
A closer look at a plan for Los Angeles linking Dodger Stadium to the subway points to the proposal’s many flaws.
Urbanize LA
August 31, 2018, 5am PDT
The Fake News website The Onion reports a complete fabrication about Elon Musk and Tesla.
The Onion
July 23, 2018, 6am PDT
The 16-mile route itself from downtown Chicago is still being negotiated. Passengers will be transported in what Elon Musk's Boring Company calls an "electric skate" at speeds up to 150 mph for the 12-minute trip.
Engineering News-Record
July 8, 2018, 5am PDT
Examples like Elon Musk's subway plan in Chicago, app-driven electric scooters littering sidewalks, and Amazon's general preponderance may point to a tech-dominated urban future. But are localities ceding too much power to the private sector?
The New York Times
June 16, 2018, 1pm PDT
Loop, as in a derivation of Hyperloop, conceived by Elon Musk and to be built by his newest venture, The Boring Company, is the technology of choice for high-speed transit to O'Hare Airport.
Chicago Tribune
May 31, 2018, 8am PDT
The "Loop" is the latest manifestation of Elon Musk's transportation fantasies, offering "personal rapid transit" to and from anywhere in Los Angeles without any congestion or cost.
Los Angeles Times
May 14, 2018, 8am PDT
Take a first look at the fruits of the Boring Company's labor. According to Elon Musk, the tunnel will be open to the public for free rides later this year.
Los Angeles Times
April 18, 2018, 2pm PDT
A Los Angeles city councilmember even wants to throw in a CEQA exemption for good measure.
Urbanize LA
April 3, 2018, 5am PDT
At the Shared Use Mobility Summit in Chicago, Jarrett Walker cautioned the tech world to keep four key transportation problems in mind.
Forbes
March 28, 2018, 11am PDT
The announcement of the finalists to build the O'Hare Express has critics even more concerned about the project's viability.
Streetsblog Chicago
March 16, 2018, 8am PDT
The Onion burns Elon Musk in a totally fake news story (really) about a bad day for the billionaire.
The Onion
Blog post
January 2, 2018, 12pm PST

It's understandable if you were too busy reveling in the holidays to catch the details of a controversy between Elon Musk and Jarrett Walker. The disagreement took on a life of its own on social media.

James Brasuell
December 5, 2017, 6am PST
Express rail between the Loop and O'Hare moves a step closer to reality
Progressive Railroading
November 20, 2017, 8am PST
Tesla introduces a high-performance, totally electric, semi-autonomous truck that that can haul 80,000 of freight for 500 miles without recharging.
Vox
August 24, 2017, 1pm PDT
Elon Musk will get a first chance to prove predictions that the Boring Company can improve tunneling technology after the city of Hawthorne in Los Angeles County approved his plan to build a two-mile tunnel.
Daily Breeze
July 26, 2017, 6am PDT
The New York Times opinion section includes a call for society, politicians, and business leaders to recognize the importance of maintenance.
The New York Times
Blog post
July 26, 2017, 5am PDT
Elon Musk's vision for transportation networks made of tunnels and powered by magnets may or may not come to pass. But planners can still take a cue from his vision for infrastructure development.
Josh Stephens
July 24, 2017, 11am PDT
Elon Musk's desire to tunnel a path to freedom from congestion refuses to die.
Wired
May 24, 2017, 5am PDT
Not all ideas are worth attention. What does the fact that ideas like Elon Musk's The Boring Company get so much attention say about the quality of civic discourse, or the potential for planning to improve the built environment?
The Baffler