Since the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was going on this week, it’s no surprise that a multitude of Tesla vehicles would be using the Boring Company’s underground tunnel for quick access to the convention center. For those who don’t know, it’s essentially a 1.7-mile loop designed to ferry passengers around the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), cutting down the commute time for a 45-minute walk to a 2-minute drive during typical scenarios. Read more to see the traffic jam that ensued earlier this week.
Thankfully, Elon Musk’s company recently received approval by the Clark County Commissioners to construct a much-larger mostly-underground system in the Las Vegas area. More specifically a 15-mile dual loop system that operates mainly in the Resort Corridor with stations at various resorts and connections to Allegiant Stadium and the UNLV [University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Approximately, 5-10 stations are planned for the first year, while 15 stations per year will be added thereafter, funded by both resort properties as well as location owners.