One of the challenges in designing a Hyperloop pod is overcoming the fact that there won't be any windows, unlike in an airplane. That could result in a claustrophobic environment, especially as Hyperloop passengers will have to remain seated for the entire duration of the journey. Designworks, a BMW-owned design consultancy, has created a prototype interior for the Virgin Hyperloop One, unveiled recently in Dubai.
Talk about putting the cart before the horse.
Colorado's Department of Transportation has teamed up with Arrivo.
It would bring in $2 billion in annual revenue, and do even more to boost the regional economy.
The tube was drawn down to a near vacuum, to the air pressure at 200,000 feet altitude.
Hyperloop One had its first successful test. The test lasted 5.3 seconds as the sled reached 70 MPH. Next up, more tests as Hyperloop One attempts to achieve 250 MPH with the XP-1 pod.
Hyperloop One high-speed transportation project considers 11 routes ranging from 64 to 1,152 miles.
The "DevLoop" test track is big enough for passengers.
After a messy split with Hyperloop One, former employees start their own hyperloop company.
Not that things look particularly easy moving forward...
This high-speed tube system can push transportation pods as fast as 750 miles per hour, twice as fast as a high-speed train.
"Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads."
If you like salacious court filings and have heard of Hyperloop One, you're gonna love this.
The line would run between Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden, and would cut the commute time from hours to just 28 minutes.
An example of how the two different Hyperloop companies are approaching their task can be seen in a new video and a new agreement.
Hyperloop One demonstrated its technology this week with an open air test in the Nevada desert. The company sent a 1,500 pound metal sled blasting across a 300 meter track.