So, really, the links speak for themselves. The bigger question- and this is one that I can’t answer, and, amazingly, google doesn’t immediately dreg this up- is just how many moves/shows/books/stories in scifi the concept rips off simultaneously.
Some nice starter source material for that question below. Yes, the propulsion system for the hyperloop is different, but, admit it, you *totally* thought of one of these when you first read or heard about the hyperloop:
Apparently, it also rips off someone else’s real idea: