Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Hyperloop One Unveils Concept Designs, Partnerships In Dubai
Los Angeles-based next generation transportation systems developer Hyperloop One has unveiled its vision for its systems in the city of Dubai, and the rest of the United Arabs Emirates (UAE), showing off its vision for "Hyperloop One Portals" which would act as stations for its systems, and "Hyperloop One Pods" to take passengers from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes. Hyperloop One also said it has reached a deal with the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to evaluate a Hyperloop One systems in Dubai and the greater UAE, and will work on a feasibility study with McKinsey & Co. and the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG). Hyperloop One said that normally, the trip between Dubai and Abu Dhabi is a two hour drive.