Some key themes
- Promising high-speed travel in futuristic transportation pods, Hyperloop may join boats, trains, motor vehicles and airplanes as the fifth mode of transport.
- It promises a faster, cheaper and cleaner alternative to rail and air travel—a boon for managed travel programs, sustainability initiatives and company bottom lines.
- Full-scale testing is underway, with commercial services an estimated few years away.
The idea of passengers traveling in pods at high speed in sealed transportation tubes may seem to be straight out of a science fiction novel. It’s not. It’s an idea-turned concept inspired by technologist billionaire Elon Musk in 2012. Seven years later, Hyperloop transportation systems are … read more