Hyperloop Has Joined The Atmospheric Railway Graveyard Of Broken Dreams

The HyperLoop Lobby, like the Bicycle and SkyTrain lobby’s, was very persistent with their claims, but very short on actual history and lived in a sort of “Tom Swift” fairy tale bubble. Tom Swift is the main character of six series of American juvenile science fiction and adventure novels that emphasize science, invention, and technology. […]

The Hyperloop Scam

  As Barnum observed, there is a sucker born every minute. The Hyperloop is just another “better mousetrap scam” from the “anything is better than rail” crowd. Hyperloop is just a 21t century version of the atmospheric railway con-game and a game well played to relieve ‘true believers’ of cash, like any other scam. Very […]