The Texas Tribune – Back in 1998, the federal government asked the Texas A&M Transportation Institute to find a way of moving freight that didn’t use trucks on highways. Eighteen years later, the researchers debuted the first Freight Shuttle System prototype on Friday.
Texas Monthly – According to Elon Musk, there four modes of transportation: Planes, trains, cars, and boats. That’s true, at least as far as crossing large distances are concerned. So when Musk introduced the concept of the Hyperloop back in 2012—declaring it the fifth mode of transportation—people were understandably excited by the potential.