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First passengers travel safely on Virgin Hyperloop

First passengers travel safely on Virgin Hyperloop

The test on the new form of transportation took place at Virgin Hyperloop’s 500-metre DevLoop test site in Las Vegas, where the company has previously run over 400 unoccupied tests.

Our society needs systemic changes. Hyperloop is just one way we can get there

Our society needs systemic changes. Hyperloop is just one way we can get there

Hyperloop’s futuristic concept overshadows its substantial environmental benefits, argues Juan Vicén, co-founder of hyperloop company Zeleros.

How hyperloop can help to make Schiphol airport a multi-modal hub

How hyperloop can help to make Schiphol airport a multi-modal hub

A joint study by Hardt Hyperloop and its partners predicts that the futuristic form of transport can substitute up to 12.5 million of the passengers that will travel through the airport by 2050.

Hyperloop company completes €7m financing round

Hyperloop company completes €7m financing round

Spanish company Zeleros moves into the next phase of bringing the futuristic "fifth mode of transport" to reality and creating an ecosystem of international partners.

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Paul Comfort about the themes of his new book, The Future of Public Transportation.

Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million

Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million

Magway plans to sell capacity on its underground system to online retailers and logistics companies.

US cities to take a closer look at hyperloop as Virgin Hyperloop One goes on tour

US cities to take a closer look at hyperloop as Virgin Hyperloop One goes on tour

The mass transportation system will visit Columbus, Arlington and Kansas City and other unnamed cities to give local communities a chance to see the technology first-hand.

Virgin Hyperloop One kicks off US road trip

Virgin Hyperloop One kicks off US road trip

The mass transit system is being presented to state and local governments and stakeholders – including those in Ohio, Missouri and Texas, where feasibility studies are ongoing.