Elon Musk’s high-speed Chicago tunnel proposal makes no sense

Elon Musk’s Boring Co. has won a bid to build a high-speed link between downtown Chicago and the city’s main airport. The proposal makes little sense. One of its flaws is its low capacity — as described, it can hold a lot fewer passengers than a New York City subway line.

The Chicago Tribune reports that Mayor Rahm Emanuel has selected a bid from Elon Musk’s Boring Co. to build a high-speed link between

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