• Elon Musk's Vegas loop won't transport as many people as promised

    12 days ago - By The Verge

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    Elon Musk's Boring Company's system of tunnels to shuttle people under the Las Vegas Convention Center may not be able to move as many people as originally promised, according to documents obtained by TechCrunch. That's not just disappointing - it may also mean financial penalties for The Boring Company.
    The choke point isn't technology - it's fire regulations. In one of the three loading zones for the tunnel network, called the Convention Center Loop, only 800 passengers an hour are allowed. If that's true of all three loading zones, the Loop will only move about...
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  • Elon Musk's Las Vegas Loop might only carry a fraction of the passengers it promised

    Elon Musk's Las Vegas Loop might only carry a fraction of the passengers it promised

    12 days ago - By TechCrunch

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