How about going from LA to Vegas in 30 minutes? Reporters got a look at Virgin’s hyperloop at CES in Vegas. And in Santa Monica, there’s an electric scooter that’s delighting kids but worrying city officials.
Transportation disruptors: Hyperloop and BIRD Scooter
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State Dept: Don’t travel to Michoacán, Sinaloa, and 3 other Mexican states
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