Elon Musk's Tunnel Vision: Why His "Boring Company" Underground Traffic Solution is a Bad Idea

Increasing space for single-occupancy driving is not the future — fewer cars is

Elon Musk revealed recently more details about his proposal to solve traffic gridlock by creating an elaborate 3D matrix of subterranean highways that would whisk cars around on electrified pallets. 

But aside from obvious questions about technical feasibility and the cost to build and maintain such a network, some urban planners are questioning whether increasing the capacity to accommodate more individually owned vehicles is the best idea for resolving traffic congestion.

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