Last month, the company decided that the St. Louis-Kansas City route was not selected as one of their top ten sites. Hyperloop One officials said Tuesday that Missouri fell just short of being included on that list but that the creation of the new state coalition had changed that. Winners from this year’s Saint Louis Art Fair has been announced on Sunday. The coalition is designed to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of constructing a hyperloop in Missouri. were brought together to provide the engineering analysis and project feasibility investigation for a hyperloop corridor conceptually routed along Missouri… The main entrance to the Library grounds is on Cherry Street. Missouri: The Missouri Hyperloop Coalition has released results from the first hyperloop feasibility study in the U.S. which confirmed the viability of a St. Louis to Kansas City route. Posted: Oct 4, 2017 / 09:17 AM CDT / Updated: Oct 4, 2017 / 11:41 AM CDT. Heartland Hyperloop, Inc. is dedicated to one unified plan to helping Missouri move this opportunity forward,” Brown said. by: Staff. St. Louis County’s newspaper of politics and culture, This story is part of a multi-part series on the hyperloop. Hyperloop One, a Los Angeles based technology company, is focused on creating hyperloops, a tubular railway system that uses electromagnets to reach an estimated 760 miles per hour. Today, the Missouri Hyperloop Coalition announced an agreement between Virgin Hyperloop One, the University of Missouri System, and the global engineering firm Black & Veatch to move forward with an in-depth feasibility study for an ultra high-speed hyperloop route along the I-70 corridor between St. Louis and Kansas City. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT), the St. Louis Regional Chamber, the KC Tech Council, the University of Missouri System, and the Missouri Innovation Center in Columbia announced the formation of the Missouri Hyperloop Coalition, a public-private partnership to advance building of a Hyperloop route linking Kansas City, Columbia, and St. Louis along the I-70 corridor. CEO of Hyperloop One said in September that the company has goals of “implementing three full-scale systems operating by 2021.”. Home page image and photograph above © Virgin Hyperloop One. © 2020, Linda Hall Library Foundation, All Rights Reserved, Second Saturday Conversation: Coffee with the Curator, https://www.lindahall.org/event/the-missouri-hyperloop-2019-path-forward-and-coalition-updates/. Last year, they announced a competition to identify the most promising locations for their first hyperloop. The Missouri Hyperloop Coalition, which includes the St. Louis Regional Chamber, University of Missouri System, Department of Economic Development, KC Tech Council and more, was not part of the nonprofit form started by Brown and Tilley. In this presentation, moderator Steve Kraske will lead a discussion of the Missouri Hyperloop Feasibility Study, as well as an in-depth Q&A session with audience members. ST. LOUIS – Today Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire, after construction, CLAYTON – In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Clayton-based university WGU Missouri is funding approximately 15 innovative Missouri teachers’ projects across the Show-Me State.