Dallas to Austin in 15 Minutes? It's a Long Shot, But New High-speed System Could Make It Happen

Imagine ditching I-35 and traveling from Dallas to Austin in 15 minutes. It's a lofty dream, but a Dallas-led team of engineers, urban planners and architects is working to bring the futuristic Hyperloop transportation system to Texas. Hyperloop One, a company based in Los Angeles, is developing new transportation technology described as "airline speeds for the price of a bus ticket." The system uses levitating pods that travel at high speeds -- as fast as 700 mph -- through low-pressure tubes by propulsion from electric motors.  Continue reading...

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