Hyperloop

April 18, 2019, 8am PDT
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.
The Kansas City Star
March 13, 2019, 10am PDT
Missouri state legislators have created a task force aimed at delivering a hyperloop route between Kansas City and St. Louis.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
March 11, 2019, 6am PDT
"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."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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
October 14, 2018, 7am PDT
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.
D Magazine
August 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
Texas planners are eager for a six-minute trip between Fort Worth and Dallas. But the Dallas Morning News is wary of the hype.
Dallas Morning News
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 19, 2018, 8am PDT
Funded studies of the hyperloop concept are underway in the Midwest.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
May 29, 2018, 2pm PDT
Very preliminary studies are underway in Colorado about what it would take to build a 360-mile Hyperloop system in the Denver region.
The Denver Post
April 18, 2018, 2pm PDT
A Los Angeles city councilmember even wants to throw in a CEQA exemption for good measure.
Urbanize LA
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
February 28, 2018, 9am PST
Remember to ask the hard questions when presented with silver bullets.
Streetsblog USA
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 26, 2017, 7am PST
Despite significant and expected cross-county commuting within the Washington D.C. metro, relatively few people commute from Baltimore, despite good transportation connections and relatively less expensive housing.
Greater Greater Washington
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
August 19, 2017, 1pm PDT
Hyperloops and wider highways don't shrink commute times, the real factor in how long people will drive is how long people are willing to drive.
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 10, 2017, 11am PDT
Considering it costs $1 billion per mile to dig L.A.'s subway tunnels, how does Elon Musk plan to build a series of car-carrying tunnels with out breaking the bank?
Fast Company
April 22, 2017, 5am PDT
So far, the Hyperloop's biggest supporters have made a lot of big promises, but continue to fall short on deliverables.
The Wall Street Journal