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Wed, Aug 14, 2013 -- 9:00 AM

Beyond Hyperloop: Dreams and Realities for the Future of Transportation


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(SpaceX.com)
A Hyperloop passenger capsule cutaway with passengers onboard.
(SpaceX.com)
A Hyperloop passenger capsule cutaway with passengers onboard.

On Monday, Tesla Motors and PayPal co-founder Elon Musk revealed his concept for a set of giant tubes that he claims could transport passengers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 35 minutes. Is it a pipe dream or the future of travel? We'll also get the latest on self-driving cars, space elevators and other ideas for the future of transportation.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Damon Lavrinc, transportation editor for Wired Autopia
  • Daniel Sperling, director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis
  • Thilo Koslowski, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner, Inc., a technology research and advisory company

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