A #transportation system like this is all electric and not using
gasoline combustion. Powering it with #renewableenergy will make the
system a zero emission vehicle. No #GHGFrom the article:
Is it really possible to travel between New York and LA in under an hour? A company called ET3
of Longmont, Colo., has developed a concept for the Evacuated Tube
Transport, an airless, friction-less tube that can propel vehicles up to
4,000 miles per hour, effectively moving you from Los Angeles to New
York in 45 minutes, all for the low, low cost of $100.
for tube travel are complete; company searching for a 3 mile test site
in California, Canada, Nevada and Texas. Imagine traveling from New
York to Los Angeles in less time than it takes to get through those
annoying airport security lines.
....Powered by magnetic levitationMaglev (derived
from magnetic levitation) propels vehicles with magnets rather than
with wheels, axles and bearings. After decades of research, there
currently are only two commercial maglev transport systems in the world.
In April 2004, Shanghai began commercial operations of the high-speed Transrapid system. One year later, the relatively low-speed HSST "Linimo"
line began operation in Japan in time for the 2005 World Expo. In its
first three months, the Linimo line carried more than 10 million