CHICAGO — Chicago will get a brand new excessive-tech practice, if Elon Musk will get his means.
The person behind Tesla and SpaceX says one other of his corporations will bid on a undertaking to hyperlink O’Hare and downtown Chicago by excessive-velocity rail.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his supporters have issued a request for many who are fascinated by creating and constructing such a undertaking.
The excessive-velocity practice would make the journey from the airport to the loop in 20 minutes — half the time it takes on the CTA Blue Line.
The problem shall be discovering personal buyers for the excessive-velocity loop. With no taxpayer funding, the price of a categorical practice might run between $1 billion and $three billion.