Posts Tagged ‘Hyperloop’

This shouldn’t come as any surprise, but the latest financial disclosure documents show that the estimated cost of the Hyperloop has soared. It’s further indication this thing is not ready for prime time and surely is not any kind of substitute for high speed rail: In his 2013 paper that set the tech world abuzz […]

Oct 27th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

This week we learned that the Hyperloop might go into actual service not in California, not in Nevada…but in Dubai. And it might not carry passengers, instead it would carry cargo. Which is fine. Whatever. More power to ’em. But this is further evidence that the Hyperloop is not nearly ready for prime time for […]

Aug 19th, 2016 | Filed under Uncategorized

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