• The Boring Company wins bid to negotiate a deal for high-speed, autonomous public transit in Chicago

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Elon Musk's Boring Company won a bid that could bring autonomous, high-speed public transit to Chicago.
    The Boring Company and the city of Chicago will begin negotiations to develop the company's Loop transit system, which could transport passengers between downtown Chicago and O'Hare International Airport in an estimated 12 minutes. It'll be called The Chicago Express Loop.
    Musk's company was selected out of four other bidders. If the Boring Company and Chicago reach a final deal, the project would be privately funded, but many other questions remain, because Loop has not been tested at...
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  • Chicago taps Musk company to build express line to O'Hare

    Chicago taps Musk company to build express line to O'Hare

    2 monthes ago - By Miami Herald

    Chicago has chosen a company founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk to build an express service from downtown to O'Hare International Airport reaching speeds up to 150 mph. A spokesman...
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  • Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The City of Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's The Boring Company to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the Loop to O'Hare International Airport, one of the world's busiest, media reported on Wednesday.
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  • Chicago Says Elon Musk's Company Will Build Tunnels, Electric Cars, to Go to O'Hare

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that Mr. Musk's company hopes to create a system of electric vehicles underground to carry people from downtown to the airport.
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  • Elon Musk's Boring Co. Is Said to Win Chicago High-Speed Train Bid

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Elon Musk's Boring Co. is the winner in a bid to build a multibillion-dollar high-speed express train to O'Hare International Airport, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The result gives the young company a big boost in legitimacy as it tries to get transportation projects underway in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
    The company beat out a consortium that included Mott MacDonald, the civil engineering firm that designed a terminal at London's Heathrow Airport, and JLC Infrastructure, an infrastructure fund backed by former basketball star Earvin “Magic” Johnson, said the...
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  • Mayor to announce Elon Musk's company will build high speed rail to O'Hare

    2 monthes ago - By ABC

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce Thursday morning that Elon Musk's The Boring Company has won its bid to build and operate a high speed rail express service to O'Hare International Airport.
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  • Elon Musk's Boring Company to build transit tunnels that would connect Loop to O'Hare

    2 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    CHICAGO - Chicago has tapped Elon Musk to build a high-speed transit system.
    Musk's proposal described 16-passenger vehicles that would zip back and forth at speeds greater than 100 miles per hour in tunnels from the Loop to O'Hare Airport, the Chicago Tribune reports.
    The plan is a risk, Musk's tunneling technology remains unproven.
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Musk said it's too early to provide a timeline for the project or its estimated cost.
    Musk's company would pay for the entire thing.
    The mayor and Musk are expected to announce the plan Thursday afternoon.
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  • Chicago taps Elon Musk's Boring Company to build high-speed transit tunnels that would tie Loop with O'Hare

    2 monthes ago - By Chicago Tribune

    Autonomous 16-passenger vehicles would zip back and forth at speeds exceeding 100 mph in tunnels between the Loop and O'Hare International Airport under a high-speed transit proposal being negotiated between Mayor Rahm Emanuel's City Hall and billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's The Boring...
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