Elon Musk firm tapped to build Chicago high-speed transit

Elon Musk firm tapped to build Chicago high-speed transitElon Musk’s The Boring Company has been tapped to build a high-speed underground transportation system for Chicago — the first US city to bank on the entrepreneur’s futuristic concept for mass transit. The project, to be officially announced Thursday, would employ tunnels and autonomous electric vehicles called “skates” to zip passengers between the Midwestern city’s downtown core and its busy airport. Details remain to be hammered out, including the exact route of The Chicago Express Loop.



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