HTT will lead a consortium to create a network of routes throughout the Great Lakes megaregion starting with Cleveland and Chicago.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced the signing of official agreements with the North Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) and Illinois’ Department of Transportation (IDOT) to begin a feasibility study for the region.
Hyperloop claims to bring airplane speeds to ground level safely. Passengers and goods will travel in pressurized capsules floating on a frictionless magnetic cushion within the tubes. According to the company, each capsule is 30 meters in length and can carry 28 to 40 passengers. The system is designed for capsule departures every forty seconds and a maximum speed of 1,223 km/h.
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