Hyperloop developer wants riders to try the service for free


What if someday you could take a 35 minute Hyperloop trip from LA to San Fransisco for free? This may sound like a pipe dream, but one developer wants to make it a reality.

Dirk Alhborn — CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), one of the companies that’s trying to bring tech entrepreneur Elon Musk’s Hyperloop concept to life — wants to offer Hyperloop riders free trips during off-peak hours and low fares during peak hours

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Alhborn told Wired he wants “to make it something you use every single day many times,” and offering a low price point for rides is his way to do so, despite price consultants who think that a Hyperloop ride would cost twice that of a plane ticket. Read more…

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