Here’s what riding the high-speed Virgin Hyperloop will be like

Here's what riding the high-speed Virgin Hyperloop will be like

If you’re used to crawling through traffic in your car or sitting on a slow subway train (remember commuting?), then riding on the Virgin Hyperloop might be too much for you. 

On Wednesday, Virgin unveiled an animated rendering of its ultra-high-speed tube system that’ll whisk riders between destinations at speeds of more than 700 mph. The concept relies upon floating pods which use magnets and an electric motor to travel through a long tube, hastening trips that would normally require a short flight or long car ride.

There are early discussions for the hyper-fast system to be built in places like Washington, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, and Texas in the U.S., as well as in parts of Europe and India. Read more…

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