A look inside Elon Musk's futuristic LA traffic-beating tunnel system – KABC-TV

LOS ANGELES (KABC) --

He is conquered the streets with electrical vehicles, and he is main the industrial race to house, however that is not sufficient for Elon Musk.

Billionaire Musk spoke at a TED Talks convention and gave the primary glimpse of the traffic-beating underground tunnels he hopes to create.


The SpaceX and Tesla CEO plans to construct the community of tunnels along with his newest enterprise, The Boring Firm.

Building was properly underway on the Hawthorne-primarily based enterprise on Friday.

AIR7 HD was overhead as crews labored on the early designs of a tunnel-digging machine with The Boring Firm brand.


Here is how it will work: A laptop-generated mockup exhibits a sprawling community of underground tunnels that autos can entry on elevators positioned close to roadsides. As soon as underground, the silver platforms whisk the vehicles to their locations at nice speeds.
Musk stated a visit from Westwood to Los Angeles Worldwide Airport would take about 5 to 6 minutes.

The futuristic concept got here to Musk again in December, when he acquired caught in L.A.'s infamous site visitors. He stated the tunnel would begin throughout from his desk at SpaceX and stretch to Crenshaw and the 105 Freeway.

Whereas the underground freeway is little question a distant dream, Musk has a approach of pulling off concepts that appear inconceivable.

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