Elon Musk to detail Boring Company plans to link Hyperloop, rockets

CNET | 5/16/2018 | Eric Mack
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Entrepreneur nerd icon Elon Musk will present his underground vision for the future on Thursday with a talk on tunnels.

Musk announced on Twitter that he'll be webcasting a presentation and question and answer session about The Boring Company's plans for Los Angeles Thursday at 7 p.m. PT.

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The public is also invited to attend the presentation in person at the Leo Baeck Temple in Los Angeles, although at last check all free tickets had been claimed.

The Boring Company, yet another Musk side project, is basically a tunnel-boring company. But it's what will run through those tunnels that brings Musk's signature futuristic flair.

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Initially, the concept was to build infrastructure that allows vehicles to be moved down to a subterranean tunnel system via large elevators, then loaded on to high-speed "skates" that bypass Los Angeles' notorious surface traffic.

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There have also been suggestions that pedestrians, bikes and public transit will get priority access to the system. Musk has said the Boring Company is involved in proposed Hyperloop projects, including one for the US east coast.

Apparently, Musk also has plans for a Hyperloop in Los Angeles that connects to a SpaceX (another Musk company) spaceport that has yet to be built. At about 3 a.m....
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