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What's the next step in Elon Musk's Hyperloop plan?




An image from the proposed Hyperloop California transit system.
An image from the proposed Hyperloop California transit system.
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On Monday we had some fun speculating about how billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's planned transportation system might work, but now we've heard from the man himself.

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Musk unveiled the alpha plan yesterday afternoon, saying that his Hyperloop could get you from L.A. to San Francisco in 30 minutes for one-tenth the cost of the proposed high speed rail route.

Bloomberg reporter Ashlee Vance spoke with Musk about his plans. He's writing a book on the founder of Tesla, SpaceX and Paypal and got the inside scoop on the Hyperloop.