Hyperloop

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

Hyperloop

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

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

Hyperloop

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

Virgin Hyperloop

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

Hyperloop

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

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