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The design challenge: The lack of windows

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.

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It's a vision of mass transit for the future

Musk said that Boring Company's loop network would have "1000's of small stations the size of a single parking space."

Report

Hyperloop competitors are also eyeing Chicago-Cleveland, India routes

Hyperloop competitors are also eyeing Chicago-Cleveland, India routes

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"Safety is not a zero-sum game."

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao says AV competition "should not be a zero-sum game."

CES

Talk about putting the cart before the horse.

Talk about putting the cart before the horse.

Official

$50 million in new funding as Sir Richard Branson takes a chair

Watch the Virgin Hyperloop One XP-1 hit 240 mph.

Official

Arrivo will build a car transporter in a tube to shrink the city's long journey times.

Colorado's Department of Transportation has teamed up with Arrivo.

Report

'As I said to Elon after, I think what you heard was 'verbal government excitement.''

Musk's 'verbal' approval for Hyperloop tunnels appear to have come from White House panel on regulatory reform.

Report

Virgin Hyperloop One is hoping to move forward at 250 miles per hour.

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360-mile route would connect Denver, Cheyenne, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Vail

It would bring in $2 billion in annual revenue, and do even more to boost the regional economy.

ETC

State-run space agency wants to go four times faster than an airliner

State-run space agency wants to go four times faster than an airliner.

ETC
Study

Nine metro areas over 700,000 now have no Amtrak or over-the-road bus service.

Why take a bus or Amtrak when you can drive? And so, those services have suffered.

Green

Take a quick lap around the web with us for bite-sized briefings on (ahem) current events.

Here's what else is happening in the green car world.

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Musk has suddenly decided to reverse course and begin working on his own Hyperloop platform.

Official

The tube was drawn down to a near vacuum, to the air pressure at 200,000 feet altitude.

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The Boring Company will build it underground, with stops in Philadelphia and Baltimore.

NYC to D.C. in 29 minutes.

ETC

Seoul to Pusan in 20 minutes, as opposed to three hours.

Official

The company seeks 500 engineers and fabricators by year end.

Hyperloop One high-speed transportation project considers 11 routes ranging from 64 to 1,152 miles.

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