This high-speed tube system can push transportation pods as fast as 750 miles per hour, twice as fast as a high-speed train.
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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies plans to a form of passive repulsion technology to make its pods cheaper and easier to maintain.
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- Apr 23, 2015
Japan's experimental magnetic levitation train sets another world speed record at 374 miles per hour, but isn't set to enter service for another dozen years.
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A new Minnesota law that requires biodiesel blends goes into effect in just a few days, says KELO. Diesel drivers in Minnesota will be pumping soybeans into their tank beginning July 1. Every year, diesel will be sold as a B10 blend (ten percent biofuel) from April through August, and will scale back to a cold-hardy B5 blend from September through March. The biofuel largely comes from soybean crops grown within Minnesota, and the biodiesel industry pumps more than $900 million into the state eco
- Kyle Thibaut
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Would you believe someone if they said they could revolutionize a city's public transit with no cost to taxpayers? Well that's exactly what Jerry Sanders, chairman and CEO of SkyTran, has proffered Detroit's local government. But, so far, officials haven't expressed much interest in the game-changing idea.
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Gamblers with families might start humming "It's a small world after all" if plans for a high-speed maglev train between Disneyland and Las Vegas continues to go forward. The "technical corrections" legislation that was recently passed freed up $42 million from a 2005 transportation bill to go towards an environmental study of the first leg of the project. The train, moving at speeds of up to 310 mph while levitating on a magnetic field, would make short work and a smooth ride of the 4 hours it
- Jeremy Korzeniewski
- Sep 28, 2007
I've been on quite a few flights lately, and usually, the worst part is not the airplane ride itself, but everything else that goes along with it. Like, either getting dropped off with all of your luggage or parking your car in the long-term lot, or taking a taxi ride. It sure would be nice if there was a good way to get to the airport that didn't cost an arm and a leg and was fast. According to this article, it sounds like Germany has the right idea with their new maglev project. Traveling from
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