Musk, founder of the Boring Company, announced late Thursday that the tunneling startup has almost finished building its first stretch of a Los Angeles tunnel.
Musk has also talked again about how the tunnels will be used.
Musk tweeted Thursday that, pending regulatory approvals, free rides will be offered to the public in a few months.
Israeli forces kill Palestinian during protests near Gaza border
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Bombers and gunmen attack Kabul police stations, kill 7
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Musk also thanked everyone who supported him throughout the project including the public, elected officials and regulators. Musk promises that the system will prioritize pedestrians and cyclists and cost less than a bus ticket. The actual goal of the Boring Company is to dig tunnels to help people get out of the traffic many sit in daily. The video below shows the current state of the first Boring tunnel.
As laid out by the Los Angeles Times, the Boring Company's plan traces a 2.7-mile route that lies 30 to 70 feet below ground. Musk may be counting on his huge fan base to help with the tricky task of getting the tunnel cleared for takeoff. The camera flies backward through the tunnel, passes a few workers, stops at a complicated set of traffic lights, then thrusts forward again and pans to the logo of the Boring Company, the firm Musk founded to build the tunnels.
Musk describes a system, which The Boring Company calls "Loop", where vehicles would descend via elevators into tunnels and move on electrically powered sleds. The first passengers are supposed to be able to take the tunnel starting later this year.
The US Department of Justice said further details must be negotiated with RBS before a final deal is done. Big shots of the bank seem to be highly positive about the deal, claiming it to be a "milestone".
Former Liverpool FC striker Owen is backing the Red Devils to beat West Ham at the London Stadium to warm up for the FA Cup final. Romelu Lukaku and Marouanne Fellaini are injured and unable to play against Fellaini's former manager David Moyes .
Former Ohio State University football star Anthony Gonzalez won the Republican nomination to succeed Renacci in Ohio's U.S. Women made up about 20 percent of House candidates in OH , 18 percent in North Carolina, and 17 percent in Indiana .
Prince Harry's ex-Army comrades have spoken of their nerves at being given a ceremonial role at his wedding to Meghan Markle . Additional coverage with a primetime special on Friday, May 18 at 10pm ET and Saturday, May 19 at 10 pm eastern.
The administration would be wise to coordinate strategies on both the Iran and Saudi Arabia nuclear programs. The original agreement had lifted sanctions in exchange for Tehran limiting its nuclear program.
A draw puts them in all kinds of trouble though, as Southampton face Manchester City on the final day of the season. I saw him at Bournemouth and he looked void of ideas , the same against Southampton in the second half.
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High School Student uses Rifle to Shoot Classmate
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine could be saved after Fox cancellation
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