The Loop would be composed of all electric pods transporting 16 passengers at a time to and from parking-spot sized stations.
"If you build a tunnel in L.A., you can build one anywhere", Musk said, referring to the various challenges the test tunnel would need to overcome in the city, including seismic conditions, methane gas, oil fields, and regulations. "If we can't do a two-mile tunnel without disturbing people, how can we do hundreds of miles?" On Thursday night in Brentwood, Elon Muskexplained his plan to alleviate traffic.
The bold claim follows a partnership between LA Metro and The Boring Company to build a tunnel network in the city.
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is bringing his technology charm offensive to an attempt at digging a tunnel beneath part of Los Angeles to test designs for a high-speed subterranean transportation network he envisions for the city.
LA Metro is the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, an agency that operates public transportation for the County of Los Angeles.
There were concerns that the project of a high-speed transportation tunnel might interfere with the area's rail projects.
Musk, the SpaceX and Tesla founder who began a tunnel-digging venture called The Boring Co. previous year in Hawthorne, said on Twitter that he will present plans and take questions during the 7 p.m. meeting at Leo Baeck Temple.
The lawsuit from the Brentwood Residents Association and the Sunset Coalition alleges city officials violated the California Environmental Quality Act, which "can't be evaded by chopping large projects into smaller pieces that taken individually appear to have no significant environmental impacts".
The big question is how the Boring Company's pitch will go over with the community in the West L.A. neighborhood where the 2.7-mile Sepulveda Boulevard test tunnel is to be built. If the Boring Company wins all the regulatory go-aheads that are required, Musk's past record of hard-to-imagine achievements may be a big reason why.
A slightly shorter test tunnel is already largely finished underneath the tiny neighboring municipality of Hawthorne, where Boring and SpaceX are both headquartered.
After users suggested he was joking, Musk clarified: "I am actually going to do this".
The Club can also confirm that his assistants Alan Irvine , Stuart Pearce and Billy McKinlay have departed with immediate effect. Now the club is looking for a "high-caliber figure" to "take West Ham United forward in line with our ambitions".
The rear cameras are expected to be supported by OIS, and camera features will include Portrait and Super Slo-Mo modes. There will be a slight variation and the phone will likely offer 19:9 aspect ratio display , which is the new trend.
Brown responded on Twitter, writing that Trump "is lying on immigration, lying about crime and lying about the laws of CA". Looking at Jeff Sessions , his attorney general, who sat at the other end of the large wooden conference table, Mr.
For enterprises, the handset will offer new possibilities for sharing information, news, products and social media content. The world's first holographic media machine-the Red Hydrogen One-will make full 4-View holography a reality .
When asked, DelTonto said that she was "just talking" to her former student, who was "upset and needed someone to talk to". Reclining in the passenger seat, they say, was a 17-year-old who the teacher identified as a former student.
From a product perspective, the Nokia X6 has a lot of plus points that would make it a good offering for markets such as India. This also doubles up as a face unlocking mechanism though there is a rear placed fingerprint sensor as well for added security.
Allen said his children had no marks of abuse when they were taken by Solano County Child Welfare Services on March 31. A Fairfield mother on the defense as her husband is charged with torturing her 10 young children.
Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek gets the nod ahead of the likes of Jack Wilshere and in-form Jonjo Shelvey. Chelsea skipper Gary Cahill , whose place had been in doubt because of poor form, also makes the trip east.
The tablets will probably be about 20 percent lighter than the high-end models, but will have four hours fewer of battery life. The iPad will remain a significantly more affordable option, starting at just $329 - or $299 for those in education.
A company spokesman says the filing by these attorneys general promises costly and protracted litigation. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a lawsuit against major opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma .
Uber says it has met with more than 80 women's groups and recruited several prominent advocates as advisers on these issues. The business will not need privacy as part of settlement arrangements in claims referring to sexual assault or harassment.
Israeli military sends aid to Gaza
South Africa's Julius Malema has condemned African countries for attending the opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem . ANC Eastern Cape provincial secretary Lulama Ngcukayitobi labelled the Gaza attack barbaric and a violation of global law.
China urges North Korea not to cancel Trump summit
Then, the North Korean regime began having doubts about whether it should attend the summit in the wake of this week's joint U.S. Sanders said the comments from North Korea were "not something that is out of the ordinary in these types of operations".
Black Ops 4 producer drops vague hints about a campaign mode
One glaring thing that is pretty obvious about this announcement is a lack of anything relating to a single-player campaign. With the biggest dedicated PC development team ever in the series, Black Ops delivers a fully-optimized PC experience.
Two Sherpa Climbers Set New Summit Records on Everest
The other record-setter, 44-year-old Lhakpa Sherpa , set a women's record when she reached the summit for a ninth time. A Sherpa guide has been missing on Everest's southern side in Nepal since Monday, said Mr Mingma of Seven Summits.
Parkland officer called coward gets a $8702-a-month pension
He hid while my daughter and 16 others were slaughtered! "My daughter would still be alive if this person did his job", he added. Andrew Pollack , the father of victim Meadow Pollack, called Peterson "the coward of Broward" on Twitter, and a legislator, Rep.
The new Google News app is now widely available
Subsequent "full coverage" sections on topics such as Brexit seemed to have difficulty pulling together stories on the same issue. A " Headlines " section features non-personalized news articles from around the world, grouped into different categories.
NBA Draft pick for first time ever
One player who's not tall - Trae Young is probably 6-foot-1 - is being interviewed live on ESPN. Forty-eight Oklahoma Sooners have been selected in the 70-year history of the NBA Draft .
Zuckerberg has agreed to speak at the European Parliament
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Congress last month that the company did not do enough to protect the data privacy of its users. Wylie said Cambridge Analytica targeted voters based on race, race bias, and personality traits.
Judge Rejects Manafort Challenge To Mueller Indictment
She had previously thrown out a civil lawsuit Manafort filed against Mueller seeking to narrow his investigation. Her ruling also pointed to an August 2017 memo by Mr Rosenstein that further detailed the scope of the probe.
Populist cleric Sadr all but wins Iraq parliament election
However, Muqtada al-Sadr is projecting a strong nationalist personality at the moment and is not favored by Iran or the Americans. Over the weekend, Iraqis voted in the first general election since the country declared victory over Islamic State past year .