What travelling on Hyperloop would be like: BMW reveals its vision

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A stunning Virgin Hyperloop One pod that could carry passengers at speeds of up to 760mph (1,200 kmh) when it launches in 2020 has been unveiled.

The prototype pod is equipped with luxury adjustable leather seats and built-in touchscreen displays that let passengers personalise their entertainment.

Floor lighting could help travellers to find their way around and there are also personally-controlled lights for reading.

The BMW-designed concept pods give a glimpse of the luxurious conditions inside the futuristic transport vehicles, which could launch in Dubai within the next two years.

Hyperloop’s low-friction design means passengers will be able to travel through 87 miles (140 km) of high-pressure tubes between the city and neighbouring Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes, a journey that takes around 90 minutes by car.

The service is expected to carry around 10,000 passengers per hour in both directions.

Passengers can personalise their entertainment through built-in displays, according…

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New NYC Transit head vows ‘radical’ steps to solve subway crisis

We really mean it: love to helpout NY CITY

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The more I see on this guy the more I like him.  Same go’s for my boss, Ken Kinlock. We would love to close  our business and work for him!!!!!

Interesting  because never know a lot about London  (or Toronto) system.

BESIDES would love to work in NY City again!

It’s been a little more than 100 days since Andy Byford arrived in the city with a big mandate: rescuing the transit system from sliding further into decay.

“I like a challenge, and that’s why I came here. But, God, the first few weeks, I think that the scale of this challenge is becoming apparent to me,” Byford said.

Days after unveiling a sweeping plan to overhaul the MTA’s struggling bus network, Byford is taking on a bigger challenge: reshaping all of New York City Transit with what he calls a “radical” reform plan.

On Friday, at a gathering…

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Utica software firm moves into former GE plant

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UTICA — A local software company is joining the ranks of about 30 other small businesses housed in a Broad Street building that General Electric once called home.

Covey Computer Software is moving into 901 Broad St., a former textile mill that was leased by GE decades ago. The business specializes in providing software solutions to help manufacturers streamline certain processes and eliminate paperwork.

CoveyCS found a home inside the approximately 550,000-square-foot facility after spending more than two years on Genesee Street near the Utica Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. While 2520 Genesee St. is great for individual offices, it was not optimal for working in large teams, said CoveyCS Vice President Andrew “Doc” Docherty. Its former location is now up for sale.

″(The Broad Street building), being open, allows us to easily collaborate,” he said. “Because of the space available in the building, we’re able to make it…

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