Rich Barone, vice president for transportation at the Regional Plan Association, a New York City-based transportation nonprofit group, expressed concerns about the disruptive hyperloop technology.
“My issue with these technologies is that they’re once again creating an entirely new mode and right of way. We’re not building off the legacy system that we already have,” he said.
He favors improving upon existing transportation systems.
“That’s one of the nice things about high-speed rail. One of the things that it does, it allows you to use the existing stations so we can run high speed trains into Penn. We could run high-speed trains into Grand Central if we want to.”
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