What Is Musk’s Boring Company Planning?


By Noel T. Braymer

What ever it is, its not rapid transit. The Boring Company which is controlled by Elon Musk along with Tesla, Solar City, Hyperloop and Space-X among others finally released their plans for what they want to do in Los Angeles County. The basic plan is to dig tunnels the size of sewer pipes- 12 feet in diameter, to mostly carry cars on a “skate”, which is an automated electric car without a car body running at speeds up to 125 miles per hour. To handle 2,000 vehicles an hour at roughly 65 miles per hour  on a freeway lane means cars running every 1.8 seconds apart. The basic idea is to build small thus cheaper tunnels to carry mostly cars quickly to bypass bumper to bumper traffic on existing freeways. The skate would eliminate human error and hopefully accidents. As part of this package, skates will…

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