Elon Musk teases N.Y.-to-D.C. Hyperloop

Underground tunnel system

Elon Musk’s vision calls for building networks of underground tunnels to get around surface street congestion. (Boring Company Illustration)

Out of the blue, tech billionaire Elon Musk reported today that he’s received verbal approval from the government to build an underground Hyperloop transit system between New York and Washington, D.C., with stops in Philadelphia and Baltimore.

“NY-DC in 29 mins,” Musk said in a tweet.

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