Posted by Big Gav in elon musk
Elon Musk tweeted about his desire to avoid traffic jams by getting into the tunnel building business a couple months ago, prompting some consternation amongst Musk watchers. While most observers seemed to think he was joking, he seems to be serious - Elon Musk says he will ‘seriously’ start digging a tunnel ‘in a month or so’ to address traffic problems in LA.
After Tesla, SpaceX, and now SolarCity being under his leadership at Tesla, it’s one more venture for the entrepreneur to spend his limited time on.
Or maybe it will save him some time?
It sounds like he plans for the first project of “the Boring Company” to affect him directly. He said that the first tunnel would link SpaceX and the 105 Freeway:
It could certainly reduce traffic in the area and save him time when he works from SpaceX’s headquarters or Tesla’s Design Studio, which are located on the same block in Hawthorne.