Analyzing Technical Barriers to Realizing the Hyperloop

December 30, 2019 | State of the Market Report

Hyperloop was first proposed as an alternative to high-speed rail or airplanes for long-distance travel in 2013. Since then, SpaceX's open call for designs has attracted dozens of startups and university groups. As the next Hyperloop Design competition approaches this summer, this report details the technical limitations to commercializing the hyperloop by analyzing the design of pods, track, and operations of the system.

Coverage Area

  • The Future of Mobility

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Executive Summary
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Analysis
  • Outlook

Lead Analyst

Director, Research


Chad Goldberg