The tireless and comprehensive inventor and businessman Ilon Musk, in addition to space and the car industry, decided to seriously engage in public urban transport. In his Twitter account, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX introduced the concept of an electric powered express underground bus. The design and development of urban underground transport is carried out by another Mask company called The Boring Company.
The new company The Boring Company primarily solves the issues of improving urban transport infrastructure, paying particular attention to solving the problems of pedestrians and cyclists. The intracity network will be able to transport cars, but after solving all the issues of moving public transport. Musk tweeted that it’s a matter of respect for people who don’t have the opportunity to buy a personal car.
March 9 2018 The announced electric bus concept moves through underground tunnels at speeds up to 240 km/h. It is assumed that the system of underground vehicles will have several levels, interconnected by a system of lifts and elevators.
The Boring Company envisages the creation of thousands of small stations with one parking space. The construction of large stations like a traditional metro is not considered.