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View Poll Results: Which city would benefit most from the Hyperloop?
New York City 0 0%
Philadelphia 5 62.50%
Baltimore 0 0%
Washington D.C. 3 37.50%
Depends 0 0%
All equally 0 0%
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Old 07-29-2017, 06:06 PM
 
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Recently business magnate Elon Musk made headlines by saying he had "verbal government approval" to construct a Hyperloop that could transport passengers from NYC to Washington DC in 29 minutes. Philadelphia and Baltimore would be in between. Though most envision such a reality decades away at least, which city would most benefit from a successful implementation and why? Hope for a good discussion!
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Old 07-29-2017, 06:56 PM
 
Location: Baltimore, MD
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All would benefit but DC, easily. Business and government elites already make up a good portion of Acela riders along the Northeast Corridor. If DC was only 1/2 an hour away from New York, this would skyrocket. Imagine all of the lobbying and politicking that would increase?
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Old 07-29-2017, 11:06 PM
 
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High-speed rail would benefit all of them. Not this fairy tale, half-baked mode of transport.
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