Promoting Shanghai for First Hyperloop by Yang Meiping
Cover story on February 12th, 2017
The Global Times is the People's Daily English-language newspaper.
May 17, 2017
NYU Shanghai checks in with the student team and the progress they've been making on the case for Hyperloop in China.
November 18th, 2016
A team of NYU Shanghai students, ranging from freshmen to seniors, are out to prove at the upcoming Hyperloop One Global Challenge in January that the sci-fi idea of high speed travel may turn out to be the best way of navigating China’s cities of the future. Their dream is to advance the future of high speed travel starting with the potential connection of two thriving metropolises--Shanghai and Hangzhou...
Hyperloop One announcing 35 semifinalists in the Global Challenge Competition.
January 6th, 2017
After fielding 2,600 registrants in five months, Hyperloop One today released the locations of the 35 remaining semifinalist teams for its Hyperloop One Global Challenge. The Global Challenge kicked off in May 2016 as an open call to individuals, universities, companies and governments to develop comprehensive proposals for using Hyperloop One's disruptive transport technology in their region to move passengers and freight point-to-point, swiftly, and on-demand.
The semifinalists come from 17 countries, representing every continent except Antarctica. The US has 11 teams left, India 5 and the U.K. four. It's a strong field: Twenty proposals come with commitments of support from local, state and federal governments and agencies. The company expects to announce the handful of finalists by May.