• Located alongside Interstate 5, Ahlborn told National Geographic that construction on the track should be finished by 2017, with the five-mile stretch ready to accept passengers by 2018.
  • Although HTT’s system is based on Elon Musk’s own technical paper, it has expanded on the original Hyperloop Alpha paper with its own 76-page white paper, which expands on Musk’s original concepts. It adds some additional proposals to the original idea, including adding large, 4-foot diameter wheels with a curved surface to each capsule to facilitate high-speed cornering.
  • Ultimately, HTT and its various rivals are aiming for a future where Hyperloop terminals link large parts of the U.S. together along hyper loop corridors, allowing people to travel between major cities as easily as they can fly on an aeroplane today.

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