Elon Musk gets approval to build NYC-DC Hyperloop

The proposed route would include stops in Philadelphia and Baltimore.

Published Thu, Jul 20 2017 12:12 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:54 AM CST

Elon Musk has stated he has received permission to build an underground Hyperloop which will connect New York and Washington D.C.

Elon Musk gets approval to build NYC-DC Hyperloop | TweakTown.com

Musk explained on Twitter that he got a "verbal government approval" for the Boring Company to start the project.

The proposed route would include stops in Philadelphia and Baltimore, while the entire trip from New York to Washington DC would take 29 minutes.

Read also: First look at how Musk's underground tunnels might work

Musk didn't reveal who exactly gave him the "verbal approval, " nor do we know when the project should start our what it'll cost. We will update you on the matter when we find out more.

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