Elon Musk’s Boring Company wants to move people beneath Vegas

TechCrunch | 3/6/2019 | Staff
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Elon Musk’s Boring Company could land a deal to construct and operate a “people mover” for the Las Vegas Convention Center that will theoretically shuttle people in autonomous electric vehicles at high speeds in a loop of underground tunnels.

It’s not a done deal quite yet. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has recommended that the Boring Company be selected. The LVCVA board will vote whether to approve the recommendation March 12.

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The initial design would focus on the Las Vegas Convention Center, which is currently in the midst of an expansion that is expected to be complete in time for CES 2021. The newly expanded Las Vegas Convention Center will span about 200 acres once completed. The LVCVA estimates that people walking the facility would travel two miles from one end to the other, a distance that prompted officials to find a transportation solution.

Potential LVCC Loop Station Locations-Final configuration to be determined by the LVCVA Board.

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The initial phase of the Boring Company system could be in use by Las Vegas Convention Center guests within one year, company president Steve Davis said.

The project could someday connect downtown, the Las Vegas Convention Center, the Las Vegas Boulevard Resort...
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