The future of sustainable transportation is underground – or, at least, that’s what tech visionary Elon Musk is betting on.
Best known as the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, Musk is already leading the sustainable transport revolution with industry leading electric cars, a growing EV charging network, and new solar energy and battery technology to match.
Now, based on the promo video above, his newest company is developing a new transportation system. The roads resemble underground highways and appear to be designed for autonomous electric vehicles to take a street-level elevator below the surface of the street, travel at high speeds to get to your destination, and then resurface when you arrive.
This seems like a perfect solution to city traffic jams.
Traffic is driving me nuts. Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging…
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 17, 2016
The appropriately named The Boring Company is already digging…
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