Hyperloop One Made History on May 12 and Nobody Noticed

Hyperloop may have had its’ “Kitty Hawk moment” on May 12 and nobody noticed. That was the day Hyperloop One tested the first full-sized pod in a tube at its North Las Vegas, Nevada, test track.

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You might be able to live aboard the Hyperloop

Nor would it be hard to imagine other traveling amenities such as a Hyperloop Store, a Hyperloop Hospital, Hyperloop offices or a traveling Hyperloop Post Office. Mail would be sorted in the moving Hyperloop Post Office; while the Hyperloop Hospital would take surgeons and operating rooms to patients. The Hyperloop Store would be a travelling emporium or showroom that would move from town to town.

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What Companies will benefit from Hyperloop?

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) – The Everything Store is basically a logistics company and Hyperloop is a next generation logistics solution. Hyperloop One CEO Rob Lloyd has even described his company’s technology as “Amazon Prime on steroids.” Hyperloop would make Amazon more profitable by greatly reducing transportation costs while speeding up delivery times. A fulfillment center in Ohio would be able to provide same day delivery for merchandise ordered in Chicago or New York by utilizing Hyperloop.

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Will Europe Dominate Hyperloop?

Europe leads the world in investment in transportation technology and infrastructure. Hyperloop One CEO Rob Lloyd noted that 25% of all European spending for research and development is in transportation. Europe also has four of the top eight countries for advanced infrastructure.

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11 Hyperloop Lines Proposed for United States

Hyperloop One’s Global Challenge includes 11 routes in the United States, CleanTechnica reported. One of which is incredibly ambitious – 1,152 miles or 1,853.964 kilometers in length.

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Hyperloop would Replace Air Freight

Hyperloop would replace all of the air freight in five countries; Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and might generate $12 billion a year in revenue.

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Hyperloop will be Amazon Prime on Steroids

“It’s Amazon Prime on steroids,” Earle told Inverse. “You don’t have to use a fleet of airplanes, you don’t have to use warehouses outside of cities to store goods, because you have to truck them in to meet that one hour deadline that’s in the contract for Amazon Prime.”

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Travel from Pittsburgh to Chicago in Half An Hour for the Price of a Bus Ticket with Hyperloop

A person would be able to travel from Pittsburgh to Chicago in half an hour; a distance of 460.20 miles (740.62 kilometers), for less than the price of a bus ticket, if the Commission’s Hyperloop proposal becomes reality. The trip would cost around $54, (the current cost of a bus ticket between Pittsburgh and Chicago), The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.

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Five Ways you can invest in Hyperloop

An interesting investment would be to buy buildings, land or old houses in older cities that might be connected to population centers like New York via Hyperloop. A great example of such a city is Pueblo, Colorado, a decaying steel town full of old houses that is just 114 miles south of one of the nation’s most expensive markets; Denver.

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