Hyperloop projects are now eligible for federal funding in the US

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Hyperloop projects are a big step closer to becoming a reality in the US. The Department of Transportation and the NETT Council have issued a federal regulatory framework guidance document for hyperloop and other emerging forms of transportati…

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印度将 Hyperloop 超级高铁定位为公共基础设施项目

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 Hyperloop 超级高铁是一种仍停留在理论阶段的交通系统,未来或许能帮助乘客和包裹以超过每小时 600 英里的速度旅行。印度马哈拉施特拉邦的议员们已将 Hyperloop 定位为 “公共基础设施项目”。
在政府专业用语中,包裹是个值得注意的单词。其含义在于,Hyperloop 已被视为与桥梁、公路和铁路等任何其他公共基础设施项目一样。换句话说,Hyperloop 已经不再是未来主义的小众技术,而是获得了政府的认可。
这点值得关注,尤其考虑到 Hyperloop 的设想是由特斯拉和 SpaceX CEO 埃隆·马斯克(Elon Musk)五年前在一份近 60 页的公开白皮书中首次提出的。
此外当地政府还启动程序,可能会在孟买和浦那之间修建一段 93 英里长的 Hyperloop 超级高铁。浦那都市区发展局将于 8 月中旬启动采购流程,届时将开始接受相关公司的竞标。
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North Carolina explores Hyperloop One system to connect the Triangle

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North Carolina may be a future destination for a Hyperloop One transit system. The company and several transit partners are exploring a hyperloop that could link Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the RDU International Airport, near the Research…

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Elon Musk’s LA tunnel turns Teslas into a ‘rail-guided train’

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The Boring Company is starting its launch event for the test tunnel it successfully built in LA running from SpaceX property to “O’Leary Station,” and Elon Musk has already shared a few details. In tweets he showed off a Model X settled equipped with…

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A brief history of when trains ran on air

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel was and is one of the most celebrated engineers ever to have lived. There’s a London university named after him, statues commemorating him across the UK, and many of the tunnels and bridges he built are still in use today. He…

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How Elon Musk plays on our science fiction dreams

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Elon Musk has said that he wants to die on Mars — after it’s been colonized by his company SpaceX.

He may not have the precise details yet, but Musk will figure out the mission in style: The SpaceX space suits are sleek and form-fitting, while his…

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Even if Hyperloop fails, public transport will win

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One hundred and fifty teams from around the world entered the third SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition. Of those, 25 made it to the company’s weeklong event in Hawthorne, California. And like the prior years’ events under the Southern California sun, a…

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Hyperloop Pod Competition winner hits over 200 mph

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Adjacent to SpaceX headquarters, 25 teams gathered for another Hyperloop Pod Competition. This time the winner would be judged by how quickly they could go down the 1.25 kilometer (about .77 miles) track. On the final day of competition, three…

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Bloomberg: Elon Musk is building his own Hyperloop

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Elon Musk may have dreamt up the Hyperloop, but the bulk of its development has been carried out by others. When he unveiled the white paper in 2013, the South African billionaire said that his vision was “open sourced,” and it would be for other sta…

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ICYMI: Watching plants grow and playing ‘Mario Kart’ with an actual car

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Today on In Case You Missed It: The thought of watching a plant grow seems, well boring. But researchers from the Institute of Science and Technology in Austria used lasers, fluorescent lights and a microscope to track the growth of a flow…

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After Math: Baby come back

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This was a week of many happy returns. Stanford students brought back 5,000 year old Chinese beer, Prince’s catalog has reappeared on streaming services not owned by Jay Z and a pair of classic Hot Wheels cars are coming out of retirement to make the…

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