Ever since Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk introduced the concept of a super-fast tubular transportation system called Hyperloop in 2013, we’ve been itching to see if getting from LA to San Francisco in 30 minutes could actually one day become reality.
In the meantime, a handful of companies, like Virgin Hyperloop One and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, have formed to develop the concept. There are now various planned Hyperloop routes in the U.S. and beyond, not to mention prototypes of passenger pods. So is the Hyperloop for real? Stay tuned.