The prospect of traveling from Kansas City to St. Louis in about 20 minutes appears to have zipped past the Show-Me State.
Hyperloop One, a firm developing a transportation system that would propel vehicles at speeds of about 760 miles per hour, on Thursday announced its four winning U.S. routes, cutting Missouri from the list. In addition to the four U.S. routes selected, Hyperloop announced six other winning tracks in the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico and India.
The chosen routes are:
|Route||Length (km)||Length (miles)||Urban Centers||Population|
|US Chicago-Columbus-PittsburghTeam: Midwest Connect||785||488||3||13,800,000|
|US Dallas-Laredo-HoustonTeam: Texas Triangle||1030||640||5||18,771,000|
|US Cheyenne-Denver-PuebloTeam: Rocky Mountain Hyperloop||580||360||10||4,831,000|
|US Miami-OrlandoTeam: Miami/Orlando Hyperloop||414||257||2||8,500,000|
|India Bengaluru-Chennai Team: AECOM India||334||208||6||17,710,000|
|India Mumbai-ChennaiTeam: Hyperloop India||1102||685||10||43,190,000|
|UK Edinburgh-LondonTeam: HypED||666||414||4||19,151,514|
|UK Glasgow-LiverpoolTeam: Northern Arc||545||339||6||9,715,488|
|Mexico Mexico City-GuadalajaraTeam: Mexloop||532||330||4||33,530,000|
|Canada Toronto-MontrealTeam: HyperCan||640||400||3||13,326,000|