Joe Buglewicz / The New York Times
A section of hyperloop tube at the Virgin Hyperloop One test center north of Las Vegas, Feb. 11, 2019. The system would put passengers in pods hurtling through vacuum tubes. Other companies are moving ahead with similar plans.
Feb 19, 2019 (2 a.m.)
California just decided to sharply scale back its plans for a high-speed rail artery meant to transform travel up and down the state. But in the desert outside Las Vegas, the transportation ambitions still seem limitless. Here, engineers working for Virgin Hyperloop One are testing a radically different type of ...