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

7 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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Elon Musk's Boring Co. wins Chicago high-speed train bid

Elon Musk's Boring Co. wins Chicago high-speed train bid

7 monthes ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

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...
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Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago

7 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

7 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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Mayor to announce Elon Musk's company will build high speed rail to O'Hare

7 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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Chicago taps Elon Musk's Boring Company to build high-speed transit tunnels that would tie Loop with O'Hare

7 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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