Hyperloop CEO says the 700mph ride could be free for passengers

June 1, 2015 by  
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The Hyperloop  track proposed to offer super-speed travel between San Francisco and Los Angeles has to be one of the most exciting projects slated for the coming decade. In concept, the ultra-high-speed tram seems like luxury sent straight from the future, but Elon Musk’s futuristic pipe dream could be free for commuters.  Hyperloop Transportation Technologies CEO Dirk Ahlborn told CNBC that he’s kicking around the idea of making it free to ride , with paid upgrades bringing in the bulk of the profits. In an age when prices seem to rise endlessly, that’s a pretty refreshing notion. Read the rest of Hyperloop CEO says the 700mph ride could be free for passengers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Dirk Ahlborn , elon musk , free hyperloop ride , high speed transportation , Hyperloop , Hyperloop Transportation Technologies , public transportation , ultra high speed rail

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National Grid unveils Europe’s largest living wall

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Jeb Bush meets with coal industry barons in private, press-free forum

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Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is meeting with coal bigwigs this week in a closed forum where he will deliver the keynote speech and meet with potential donors. The Coal & Investment Leadership Forum in Bristol, Virginia is off-limits to the press, but the invite-only, $7,500-per-ticket event gathers key figures in the fossil-fuel industry and grants them intimate access to the presidential hopeful. Started on Sunday and continuing through Tuesday, the Forum comes at a key moment for both Bush, who hopes to break through in a historically crowded Republican primary , and the coal industry, which is facing its biggest challenge yet from the Obama Administration. Read the rest of Jeb Bush meets with coal industry barons in private, press-free forum Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2016 election , big coal , Climate Change , coal , coal industry , fossil fuel industry , fossil fuels , gop , jeb bush , politics , Republican Party , republican primary

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