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The Hyperloop is doomed for the worst reason (access required)

When Elon Musk tweeted that he had “verbal govt approval” to build a Hyperloop to carry passengers from New York to Washington in half an hour, everyone with a lick of sense about transportation rolled their eyes. It was obviously delusion, fantasy, and hype – science-fiction nonsense. In a different era, skeptics would have focused on ...