26 Jul '17, 9am

In defense of the East Coast hyperloop

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk set the internets aflame last week with a vague boast that he had received “verbal government approval” (whatever that means) to build the nation’s first intercity hyperloop. The 700 mph compressed-air transit system would be constructed in an underground tunnel (which hasn’t been dug yet) between New York City and Washington, D.C. As with so many things Musk, the tweet was both widely reported and met with a fair bit of skepticism from, well, pretty much everybody . I'll say categorically that building an operational, underground hyperloop from NYC to DC is harder than taking a spaceship to Mars. — Nathan Bomey (@NathanBomey) July 20, 2017 Guys, big news. Just received verbal govt approval for The Beam Me Up Company to build a transporter. NY-DC in 2 seconds. — Second Ave. Sagas (@2AvSagas) July 20, 2017 Early concept footage of Elon Mus...

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