Elon Musk's NY-DC hyperloop plan has White House in the loop – Roadshow

Elon Musk is apparently chatting with the Trump administration about his favorite futuristic transit project. But don’t get too excited about an east coast Hyperloop, yet.

The serial tycoon tweeted on Thursday that his tunnel boring company got a “verbal” thumbs up from government to whisk us from New York to Washington aboard his Hyperloop in less than half an hour.

Musk also tweeted a few more details about the plan:

Sounds like a dream come true for anyone who works in DC but has always preferred to live among the concrete canyons of Manhattan. Just imagine a 29-minute, near supersonic commute from Grand Central to the US Capitol.