Elon Musk Shows how his Boring Company Plans to Tunnel Under Traffic

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Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk is sharing yet another vision for the future, and this time it's totally underground. The originator of the Hyperlooppurveyor of snazzy solar panels and man with a plan to connect our brains showed off a concept for escaping rush hour traffic via high-speed conveyance through a network of tunnels at TED in Vancouver on Friday.

Last December, Musk announced via Twitter that his irritation with Los Angeles traffic was inspiring him to start yet another company, cleverly named "The Boring Company."

"Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging…"

This month, a boring machine showed up at SpaceX headquarters near Los Angeles where it will soon begin to bore some test tunnels, and Musk shared a brief video at TED showing how he hopes to help cities dig their way under and around gridlock.

Read more: http://newatlas.com/elon-musk-boring-company-tunnel-concept-traffic-spacex/49283/

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