High-Speed Tube Transport Could Travel Coast to Coast in 45 Minutes

Design News 05.07.12

Are you ready for the sci-fi transportation of the future? Evacuated Tube Transport may just be the answer. Running on magnetic levitation tracks, tubes containing up to 6 passengers could travel at mach 1 speeds, delivering cargo from New York to Hollywood in 45 minutes or from New York to Bejing in 2 hours.

In other news, take a peek at Sweden's most expensive home. Check out the headlines after the jump.

Fiction? Transport System of Tubes Claims Can Cut Commute from New York and Beijing to under Two Hours | Architizer
Inside Sweden's Most Expensive House, a Hot Piece of Glass | Curbed

(Image: via Architizer)

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