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Elon Musk’s Boring Company first tunnel under LA is almost completed. ” Pending final regulatory approvals, we will be offering free rides to the public in a few months.” said Elon Musk in his instagram post. Elon musk showed the 2.7-mile tunnel under LA in a Instagram post.
Musk has beforehand tweeted about his disappointment with traffic clog in Los Angeles, commenting in December 2016 that “Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging.” Musk has likewise expressed his wants to build a hyperloop between Los Angeles and San Francisco one year from now, which he said would highlight pressurized pods in close vacuum tunnels that travel quicker than a jetliner.
“The tunnel’s proposed course runs parallel to Sepulveda Boulevard, beginning at Pico Boulevard and running down to Washington Boulevard in Culver City,” the LA Times reports. LA authorities waived environmental reviews to allow Musk to try out the innovation.
Be that as it may, it’s not clear how far Musk intends to take his burrowing venture. He unquestionably has an eager vision. In a March tweet, he composed that “Boring Co urban loop system would have 1000’s of small stations the size of a single parking space that take you very close to your destination & blend seamlessly into the fabric of a city, rather than a small number of big stations like a subway.”
In addition to burrowing in Los Angeles, Musk has motivated consent to burrow a 10-mile tunnel along the course of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Maryland and to dive up a parking garage in Washington DC—as far as anyone knows in arrangement for an enormous New York-to-DC Hyperloop that could take individuals between the two cities in less than 30 minutes. The organization is additionally taking a shot at a proposition for a passage that would convey travelers from downtown Chicago to the O’Hare airport.
In any case, it’s not clear that tunneling technology, fundamentally, is the huge hindrance to building more extensive subway networks. It was moderately simple to motivate authorization to tunnel under the Baltimore-Maryland Parkway since that land was possessed by the territory of Maryland and didn’t have a considerable measure underground. In any case, a urban subway system needs the privilege to tunnel under a large number of bits of exclusive land. It needs to abstain from harming underground pipes and wires, and stations require access to the surface.