Hyperloop and the Future of Train Travel

You may think that trains are an outdated method of transportation, but you’re wrong. In fact, trains may just be our future.

Thanks to Elon Musk, the Hyperloop is one of the first ecologically sustainable transit designs of the twenty-first century and it has a realistic potential to more than double our current fastest travel times by train.

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Hyperloop One Receives $50 million in Venture Capital

Hyperloop One is apparently in desperate straits, the unicorn nearly laid off 300 employees because it was close to running out of cash, The Los Angeles Times reported.

Hyperloop One Founder accused of Rape and Sexual Harassment

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Yes, there is a Hyperloop Think Tank

The group also plans to create an online clearinghouse for information about Hyperloop. That is desperately needed given all the confusion about the technology out there these days.

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Arrivo’s Car-Carrying Hyperloop is a Dumb Idea

If all the Arrivo system can carry is cars, why does anybody want it? Sadly enough BamBrogan’s scheme only magnifies those dilemmas. Working people would probably end up paying additional taxes in order to finance the upper class’s newest play toy. Yet they would still be stuck in traffic on a congested freeway, praying their battered old crudbucket does not break down while watching the executive’s new BMW whiz by on the High-Speed Super Urban Network.

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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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