Posts Tagged ‘Hyperloop’

Not only is the Hyperloop a fantasy idea with severe technical and political impediments to ever getting built – the main company working on the project is facing major lawsuits alleging the company is rife with “nepotism, waste, and assault”: How the relationship between the leading investor and the founding chief executive of Hyperloop Technologies […]

Jul 14th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

The Hyperloop is back in the news in a big way. A company calling itself Hyperloop One built a “test track” in the desert outside of Las Vegas and successfully tested a device on a track: The 700 mph #Hyperloop just got one step closer to reality. @HyperloopOne held its first test run. — CNBC […]

May 11th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

Josh Stephens has a really interesting take on the Hyperloop at the California Planning and Development Report. He points out that most of the hype comes from people who are comparing to other Elon Musk projects and neglecting to consider that, like any other terrestrial infrastructure project, it still needs a right of way: Hyperloop […]

Jan 20th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

Wired reported this week that the Hyperloop is “starting to look a little less crazy”. Let’s take a closer look at that eyebrow-raising statement: The Hyperloop, detailed by the SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk in a 57-page alpha white paper in August 2013, is a transportation network of above-ground tubes that could span […]

Aug 23rd, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized