Elon Musk presents underground LA tunnel project

Elon Musk was talking in public again, this time at Leo Baeck Temple in Los Angeles’ posh Bel Air neighborhood. Most of the conversation, with Steve Davis of the Boring Company, seemed to be aimed at reassuring neighbors about the totally experimental tunnel. Before the meeting, the LA Metro confirmed they were working with the Boring Company on the test. Musk has a vision of mass transit that has “pods” that transport up to 16 passengers at $1 per person. He said this at the meeting, too, but it’s also information that shows up in the Boring Company’s FAQ, Tweets, and Instagram posts. “Soul-destroying traffic” is how Musk is planning to brand LA’s transportation system, as it was repeated during the presentation both aloud and on a... Continue reading…

Elon Musk presents underground LA tunnel project

Entrepreneur Elon Musk has given updated details of a project to build high-speed transport tunnels underneath Los Angeles in a bid to combat traffic and said he wanted to work with the city's ...

Fri 18 May 18 from Phys.org

Elon Musk says LA-area test tunnel almost complete

Billionaire Elon Musk says he's almost completed a tunnel under a Los Angeles suburb to test a transportation system that would scoot commuters underground on electric sleds.

Fri 11 May 18 from Phys.org

Elon Musk says public will pay $1 for 150mph Loop journeys under LA

Elon Musk shared more details about the project, which will carry passengers at high speeds aboard electric shuttles, at a Boring Company event in Los Angeles on Thursday evening.

Fri 18 May 18 from Daily Mail

Elon Musk brings high-tech charm offensive to Los Angeles tunnel plan

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk promised a cheering crowd on Thursday that his controversial dream of burrowing a high-speed network of "personalized mass transit" ...

Fri 18 May 18 from Reuters Technology

Elon Musk talks proof-of-concept tunnel parallel to the 405 in Los Angeles

Musk's youngest company will keep LA Metro informed on its plans.

Fri 18 May 18 from Arstechnica

Elon Musk pitches 150 MPH rides in Boring Company tunnels for $1

Tonight at The Boring Company Information Session not all of the talk centered on flamethrowers. Elon Musk and project leader Steve Davis described many details of their visions for ...

Fri 18 May 18 from Engadget

Elon Musk's Boring Company wants to charge $1 for a 150 mph Loop ride - CNET

The Loop could get you from Downtown Los Angeles to Los Angeles International Airport in eight minutes.

Thu 17 May 18 from CNET

Elon Musk brings technology charm offensive to Los Angeles tunnel plan

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is bringing his technology charm offensive to an attempt at digging a tunnel beneath part of Los Angeles to test designs for a high-speed ...

Thu 17 May 18 from Reuters Technology

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