Tech Break

Jul 20th 2017

Tech Break 4217

Elon Musk's Boring Tube

Boring Hyperloop
Category: TWiT Bits

Megan Morrone and Owen JJ Stone discuss Elon Musk's Tweets that got everyone in a tizzy. The Tesla CEO says he got "verbal approval" for his underground Hyperloop from NY to Philadelphia to Baltimore and DC in 29 minutes. The tweet was met with skepticism about what exactly "verbal approval" meant. Ben Sarle, deputy press secretary for the New York's mayor office, told Business Insider that no one in City Hall or any of our city agencies had heard from Musk or any representative from Musk's Boring Company. Later Musk followed up with, "Still a lot of work needed to receive formal approval, but am optimistic that will occur rapidly" and then "If you want this to happen fast, please let your local & federal elected representatives know. Makes a big difference if they hear from you."

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