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Do we need futuristic tunnels? | Elon Musk and The Boring Company

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by Kivi

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09.08.2020



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On Friday, Elon Musk tweeted:

“Adjusting The Boring Company plan. All tunnels and hyper loop will prioritize pedestrians and cyclists over cars. Will still transport cars, but only after all personalized mass transit needs are met. It’s a matter of courtesy and fairness. If someone can’t afford a car, they should go first.”

his is a shift from his original plan, where cars would be the primary vehicle traveling through underground tunnels in urban areas. That plan had received lots of criticism from transit advocates and planners. What does this planner think of Elon’s change of course? Stay tuned to find out.

Sources:

https://mobile.twitter.com/elonmusk/status/972233079342297088

https://www.boringcompany.com/faq/

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– The Boring Company
– Omaha World-Herald
– Corevette
– Mariordo
– Maurizio Pesce

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