The True Advantages of Hyperloop

The greatest benefit of Hyperloop would be to truly democratize transportation. Our present-day transportation system is heavily skewed towards the affluent.

Wealthy people can live almost anywhere in the country and travel freely via private jets or airlines. Meanwhile many poor people; and a growing percentage of the middle class, may have trouble getting across town or commuting to work.

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Hyperloop Insurance is here

Munich RE’s entry into the field may help HTT’s competitors like Hyperloop One and Hardt Global Mobility by making an insurance product available to them. Hyperloop One, in particular, will need a lot of coverage when it starts testing its system with people in it, probably next year.

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Has Hyperloop One Sold Out?

The $1 billion question here, is can Branson really help Hyperloop One? That remains to be seen because much of what Hyperloop does is far out of Branson’s experience.

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Colorado Hyperloop Plan would not pay for itself

Colorado’s Hyperloop scheme; one of the finalists in Hyperloop One’s Global Challenge, would not generate enough money to pay for itself.

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How you can invest in Hyperloop One’s Global Challenge

If you want to invest in Hyperloop, AECOM is the best choice; because it is already working with the technology, and making money right now. That way you can invest to take advantage of Hyperloop without taking a serious risk.

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Colorado is America’s Hyperloop Winner

Perhaps Hyperloop One needs a dose of Elon Musk’s ambition. Lines running merely between Denver and Vail, or Cheyenne and Pueblo might not pay for them. There definitely would not be enough freight revenue to sustain the system Rocky Mountain Hyperloop has planned and passenger revenue would be questionable.

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Is Bill Gates right about the Canadian National Railway?

Bill Gates’ most unusual investment; at least from a tech geek’s perspective is the Canadian National Railway (NYSE: CNI). Blomberg

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SpaceX and Tesla Test Hyperloop Vehicle at 220 Miles per Hour

One has to wonder what will happen when the other two companies with test tracks Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) and Hardt Global start testing their systems. Hardt has a high-speed Hyperloop test track at the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands. HTT is building a test track and a passenger pod in Toulouse, France.

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Five ways; Oops we Mean Ten Ways that Hyperloop can make a Lot of Money

As a next generation delivery mechanism and logistics solution for freight, packages and mail. Hyperloop One CEO Rob Lloyd has described his company’s technology as “Amazon Prime on steroids.” That means Hyperloop would supercharge ecommerce by greatly increasing its’ speed and efficiency, while tremendously reducing costs. For example costs might be cut up to 90% by eliminating the need for air freight while speed might be increased by a factor of 50% (Hyperloop currently moves at speeds of nearly 300 miles per and might be capable of traveling at 700 miles per hour).

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How Hyperloop can Prevent Food Shortages and Make a lot of Money in the Process

The Hyperloop might be the key to preventing global food shortages. The world’s increasingly obsolete, slow, overworked and inefficient transportation structure makes shortages of food more likely.

Hyperloop is a potential solution to this problem because it might be capable of moving fast amounts of food at high speeds. More importantly because it operates inside a large tube, Hyperloop is far less vulnerable to the weather than current transport technologies.

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