Elon Musk’s changing visions and explanations of the Las Vegas tunnel project with his Boring Company have left many onlookers confused about what is being built.
Two 14-foot-wide, 0.83 mile tunnels are being drilled under the Las Vegas Convention Center grounds, to serve guests needing to travel from one end of the facility to the other, with one end-point reaching the Las Vegas strip. The project, which broke ground in November, is costing nearly $50 million. Musk claims it will be completed in time for Las Vegas’s huge Consumer Electronics Show in early 2021.
Video Spotlight: The Boring Company has started boring at the LVCVA
This post is based on the Curbed article, Stop calling Elon Musk’s Boring tunnel public transit, by Alissa Walker, January 8, 2020; the CBS article, Elon Musk Says Underground Tunnel to the Vegas Strip Could Open in 2020, by CNN, December 28, 2019; and the YouTube video, The Boring Company has started boring at the LVCVA, by KSNV News 3 Las Vegas, November 15, 2019. Image source: Veni/Getty Images.
1. How does the current plan differ from even recent renditions of Musk’s vision?
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