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SpaceX Removes Hyperloop Test Tube

After blocking sidewalk access for years, a tube segment in front of SpaceX’s Hawthorne office was removed at the city’s request, signaling a broader retreat from the project.

November 8, 2022 - Los Angeles Times

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The Hyperloop’s Prospects Dim

The media is coming around to the idea that the hyperloop is not a near-term solution for the country’s transportation woes. It’s too little, too obvious, too late.

September 27, 2022 - James Brasuell

Tesla's chief deisnger easily smashes the window of the cybertruck in a demonstration gone wrong.

Opinion: Stop Trusting Elon Musk—on Tunnels, on Teslas, on Everything

Musk has leveraged social media intrigue and a hot streak on the market to become the standard bearer for autonomous vehicle technology. Trust Tesla at public peril, argues James Brasuell in this opinion piece.

July 18, 2022 - James Brasuell

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Virgin Hyperloop Shifts to Cargo Transport, Lays Off Staff

The company sees cargo as a more promising and cost-efficient use of its technology.

February 24, 2022 - The Verge

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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

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Hyperloop Gets its First Human Test Subjects

It has a long way to go to match the speed and capacity of high-speed rail technology, but at least the Hyperloop has achieved one critical benchmark: a test involving human passengers.

November 11, 2020 - The Verge

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West Virginia Wins Bid for Location of Virgin Hyperloop Facility

Virgin Hyperloop's Hyperloop Certification Center (HCC) will be located on an 800-acre site straddling Tucker and Grant counties in West Virginia.

October 12, 2020 - Smart Cities Dive

Space X

Tampa Area Spending $1 Million to Study the Hyperloop

Another regional transit authority isn't as skeptical about the Hyperloop as many critics in the transit and technology press.

September 29, 2020 - Naples Daily News

Space X

Hyperloop Now a Legal Public-Private Partnership Opportunity in Missouri

Missouri lawmakers removed a barrier to the creation of a Hyperloop test facility in St. Louis.

February 25, 2020 - St. Louis Business Journal

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Experts: Great Lakes Hyperloop Study Full of Dubious Claims

About that Hyperloop report…

December 20, 2019 - Jalopnik

Space X

Chicago-Cleveland Hyperloop Estimated at $29.8 Billion

A feasibility analysis published today estimates costs and benefits for the still-unproven Hyperloop technology, as envisioned for a route connecting Cleveland and Chicago.

December 16, 2019 - The Plain Dealer

Los Angeles BRT

'The Future of Transportation Is Not About Inventions. It’s About Choices.'

While much attention is focused on new technologies, the potential of existing transportation modes has never been fully realized.

November 7, 2019 - Slate

Space X

Hyperloop for the Great Lakes Gets Initial Blessing the U.S House of Representatives

The U.S. Senate still needs to approve the bill that would spend $5 million in initial funding for the Great Lakes Hyperloop System.

July 1, 2019 - Crain's Cleveland Business

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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

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Eminent Domain Concerns Raised Over Missouri's Hyperloop Plans

Critics are pointing to a discrepancy between the plan and the reality in terms of how much private property must be acquired through eminent domain to make the state of Missouri's Hyperloop dreams come true.

April 18, 2019 - The Kansas City Star

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Missouri Making Hyperloop Plans

Missouri state legislators have created a task force aimed at delivering a hyperloop route between Kansas City and St. Louis.

March 13, 2019 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Space X

Hyperloop Study Underway in Pennsylvania

"Add Pennsylvania to the list of places reviewing whether to consider a hyperloop system and the effect such systems might have on existing modes of transportation."

March 11, 2019 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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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

High-Speed Rail

Dallas Brainstorms Multimodal Hub to Accompany High-Speed Rail

With a Dallas-Houston bullet train proposal proceeding apace, a complementary idea is now on the table: a multimodal transit hub linking Amtrak, transit, and even Hyperloop.

October 14, 2018 - D Magazine

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Editorial: Skip the Hyperloop—Texas Should Stick to the Basics

Texas planners are eager for a six-minute trip between Fort Worth and Dallas. But the Dallas Morning News is wary of the hype.

August 1, 2018 - Dallas Morning News

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