Elon Musk suggests L.A. Mayor open to Boring Co. tunnel network

Elon Musk suggests L.A. Mayor open to Boring Co. tunnel network


Elon Musk says that he’s had “promising conversations” with L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, regarding the potential of a network of tunnels underneath the city that would allow for a high-speed transit network unburdened by surface traffic. That’s the vision Musk’s recently founded Boring Company hopes to make a reality, as illustrated by a concept video debuted by Musk at this year’s TED conference in Vancouver.

Garcetti name-checked Musk during an interview on ABC 7, the network’s L.A. affiliate. The Mayor suggested that tunnel digging tech improvements included those being developed by Musk might make it possible to create an express line to LAX airport from L.A.’s Union Station central ground transit hub.

Musk noted in his tweet that the permits required from cities…

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