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14 May 2017, 02:55 | Maryann Sutton
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Elon Musk has an ambitious goal to decongest traffic through underground tunnels and he's now shared footage of the project, but tread lightly.
Lastly, he posted a video of a test run of the electric sleds that would transport cars through the tunnels, "automatically switching from one tunnel to the next". He added that the company's longer-term plans include a tunnel network to cover the entire greater Los Angeles area. Musk allayed those fears by responding in the affirmative when asked if the tunnels will be "earthquake-proof".
He tweeted on May 4 that he couldn't decide on a name for his tunnel-boring machine.
Musk posted a video of a demo of its electric sled in action on Friday. During a recent TED Talk conference, Musk provided new details about the tunnels, which are created to transport cars on an electrified platform at 125 miles per hour.
Elon Musk might be a madman, but when he envisions something others see as inconceivable, it often to always make its way to fruition. Full length of first tunnel will run from LAX to Culver City, Santa Monica, Westwood and Sherman Oaks.
Mr Musk said that he hopes that the tunnels will soon be found all the way under Los Angeles.
The ongoing effort is a part of Musk's new company called The Boring Company that aims at fixing the problem of traffic jams.
Musk discussed the concept in depth during a recent TED talk in Vancouver. In that cryptic tweet, Musk wrote he's "still waiting", leading us to think the Boring Company might never dig the awesome tunnels to fulfill his plans for the transportation system of the future.
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