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Recent media coverage of Virgin Hyperloop.

The West Virginia Development Office explains what led Virgin Hyperloop to make West Virginia the home for its Certification Center.
Read the article in EIN News

https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/534195139/why-virgin-hyperloop-said-yeswv-for-their-certification-center

Read the op-ed in The Charleston Gazette-Mail

https://www.wvgazettemail.com/opinion/op_ed_commentaries/travis-kahle-things-looking-up-economically-in-wv-for-a-change-opinion/article_19de3737-3570-5df5-af54-c36db122a40b.html



The Virgin Hyperloop could play a role in revolutionizing how we travel.

Read the story at W. Va. Public Broadcasting

https://www.wvpublic.org/economy/2020-12-17/west-virginia-could-play-a-role-in-revolutionizing-how-we-travel



WVU provides intellectual capital and resources for Virgin Hyperloop.


Read the article at WBOY-TV

https://www.wboy.com/top-stories/virgin-hyperloop-and-tucker-county-commission-discusses-the-benefits-and-progress-of-the-project/

Read the article in Constructech

https://constructech.com/technology-beyond-human-use/

Read the story in The Parsons Advocate 

https://parsonsadvocate.com/news/pa-local-stories/virgin-hyperloop-representatives-visit-eastern-west-virginia-community-and-technical-college/

Read the story in The State Journal

https://www.wvnews.com/statejournal/news/investments-strong-revenue-collections-continue-in-west-virginia-despite-pandemic/article_59dea2aa-bef3-5535-a338-080544c54a75.html

Read more in The State Journal

https://www.wvnews.com/statejournal/opinion/balanced-business-like-approach-is-paying-dividends-for-west-virginia/article_59cd40ce-e3d2-5f28-a915-e2988eb66091.html



The Virgin Hyperloop project continues to generate news interest.


It’s highlighted in this Smart Business article. 

http://www.sbnonline.com/article/virgins-hyperloop-project-highlights-regions-emerging-technology-capabilities/

Read the Reuters article

https://www.reuters.com/article/instant-article/idUSKBN28E2D8

The Dominion Post also wrote about Adjutant General James Hoyer’s transition to WVU and his involvement with the VHO project

https://www.dominionpost.com/2020/12/06/gen-hoyer-and-wvu-explain-transition-to-his-new-role-at-university/



Previous media coverage.


Read the article in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

https://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/business/2020/11/wvu-virgin-hyperloop-effort-a-springboard-for-development/

Read the article in WV News

https://www.wvnews.com/news/wvnews/west-virginia-university-looks-to-collaborate-with-virgin-hyperloop-creating-new-opportunities-for-state/article_f408bde4-7d9d-5d26-a131-da6d378e1fe2.html

Read more from WV News

https://www.wvnews.com/news/wvnews/high-tech-foundations-jim-estep-talks-virgin-hyperloop-impact-on-west-virginia/article_0679f45d-ffd5-57e3-a919-3924e1a7c4de.html
Read the article at WHSV

https://www.whsv.com/2020/11/10/grant-co-to-welcome-13000-new-jobs-with-virgin-hyperloop-project/
Read the article at WAJR

https://wajr.com/all-sectors-prepare-for-the-virgin-hyperloop-impact/
Read the article in The Drive

https://www.thedrive.com/news/37526/virgin-hyperloop-gears-up-for-the-future-after-107-mph-test-with-passengers-onboard
Read the article in Tunneling Online

https://tunnelingonline.com/virgin-hyperloop-completes-first-passenger-test/



Hyperloop continues to make news.


Read and watch the story on The Verge

https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/8/21553014/virgin-hyperloop-first-human-test-speed-pod-tube

Read the story on CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/08/tech/virgin-hyperloop-passengers/index.html

Read the WV MetroNews article

https://wvmetronews.com/2020/11/08/officials-look-forward-to-hyperloop-possibilities-for-west-virginia/

Read the story on WCHS-TV

https://wchstv.com/news/local/wvu-center-to-study-how-fast-virgin-hyperloop-travel-may-impact-brain-body

Read the article in The Hampshire Review

https://www.hampshirereview.com/news/article_16ada79e-1eae-11eb-81fe-2b2b3357f65a.html

Read the article in Editorials 360

https://www.editorials360.com/2020/11/05/virgin-hyperloop-selects-west-virginia-to-take-a-look-at-its-futuristic-transport-system/

Read the story on WOAY-TV

https://woay.com/big-win-for-republicans-in-west-virginia-on-election-night/

Read the article on Fudzilla

https://www.fudzilla.com/news/automotive/51825-virgin-hyperloop-one-will-open-a-certification-centre

Read the article in Engineering 360

https://insights.globalspec.com/article/15341/can-the-human-body-withstand-the-pressure-and-speeds-of-the-hyperloop



Media coverage of Virgin Hyperloop includes the research on how traveling at 600 mph will affect the body and brain. 


Read the story in Medical News

https://www.news-medical.net/news/20201030/RNI-researchers-to-study-the-impact-of-excessive-speeds-on-the-human-brain-body.aspx

Read the article in Futurism

https://futurism.com/the-byte/virgin-hyperloop-wonders-600-mph-travel-brain

Read the article in The Charleston Gazette-Mail

https://www.wvgazettemail.com/dailymailwv/daily_mail_features/the-high-speed-virgin-hyperloop-path-to-west-virginia----and-the-future/article_d3c39e0e-be17-5c03-b508-c5e0b0a2e7e1.html

Read Sarah Biller’s op-ed in The Charleston Gazette-Mail

https://www.wvgazettemail.com/dailymailwv/daily_mail_commentary/hyperloop-has-potential-to-reshape-wv-economic-landscape/article_bfb6e554-4636-549f-b54e-e957800a3b7b.html

Read the article in The Dominion Post

https://www.dominionpost.com/2020/11/02/hyperloop-health/



Virgin Hyperloop’s West Virginia choice continues to make headlines. 


Read the article in Mashable

https://mashable.com/video/virgin-hyperloop-testing-site-west-virginia/

Read the article in Transportation Today

https://transportationtodaynews.com/news/19955-virgin-hyperloop-certification-center-to-be-located-in-west-virginia/

Read the BizJournals article

https://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2020/10/20/how-st-louis-hyperloop-bid-failed.html

Read The Charleston Gazette-Mail editorial

https://www.wvgazettemail.com/opinion/editorial/gazette-mail-editorial-its-buyer-beware-season-in-wv/article_c3745b64-02d5-57ed-a0aa-fa6d689bceda.html

Read the article in My Buckhannon

https://www.mybuckhannon.com/wvus-unique-blend-of-engineering-expertise-helps-secure-virgin-hyperloop-certification-center-in-west-virginia/



The Virgin Hyperloop project will launch West Virginia into the cutting edge of transit technology.


Javier Reyes and Sarah Biller were guests on MetroNews TalklineListen to the segment at 80:50

https://www.spreaker.com/user/11096951/talkline-for-thursday-october-15-2020?utm_medium=widget&utm_source=user%3A11096951&utm_term=episode_title

Read the article in Governing

https://www.governing.com/next/West-Virginia-Goes-Back-to-the-Future-With-Transit-Technology.html

Read the article in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

https://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/local-news/2020/10/capito-talks-hyperloop-broadband-barrett/

Read more in Construction Review Online

https://constructionreviewonline.com/news/usa/virgin-hyperloop-to-build-certification-center-in-west-virginia/

Read the article in Dezeen

https://www.dezeen.com/2020/10/15/virgin-hyperloop-certification-center-virginia-big/

Read the Architect Magazine article

https://www.architectmagazine.com/technology/week-in-tech-hyperloop-reveals-west-virginia-certification-center_o



Virgin Hyperloop announced this week it would locate its certification facility in Tucker and Grant counties. WVU, Marshall University and the state pooled resources for the winning proposal that bested a dozen other locations. 

Read the article on Reuters

https://www.reuters.com/article/virgin-hyperloop-west-virginia/exclusive-virgin-hyperloop-picks-west-virginia-to-test-high-speed-transport-system-idUSL1N2GY1LC

Read the CNBC story

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/10/08/richard-bransons-hyperloop-and-tech-millions-coming-to-appalachia.html

Read the article on The Verge

https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/8/21507532/virgin-hyperloop-one-certification-center-west-virginia

Read the article on Globe Newswire

http://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/10/08/2105731/0/en/Virgin-Hyperloop-Unveils-West-Virginia-USA-as-the-Location-for-Global-Hyperloop-Certification-Center.html

Read the Yahoo! article

https://www.yahoo.com/now/virgin-hyperloop-cerfification-center-west-virginia-143822294.html

Read the article on Gulf News

https://gulfnews.com/business/consultancy-pwc-acquires-uae-based-tyconzs-enterprise-division-1.1602144893126

Read The Associated Press article

https://apnews.com/article/technology-west-virginia-transportation-technology-archive-elon-musk-09b504f46b7d6199775237b62f34c9c6

Read the article in Industry Global News

https://www.industryglobalnews24.com/west-virginia-the-newly-announced-testing-site-of-virgin-hyperloop-one

Read the article in The Construction Index

https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/virgin-picks-site-for-hyperloop-test-centre

Watch the Fox Business News interview on Oct. 9 with John Chambers and Jay Walder

Hyperloop-CEO-JWalder_Fox-Business_09-OCT-2020.mp4 

Read the Smart Cities Dive article

https://www.smartcitiesdive.com/news/virgin-hyperloop-one-to-build-certification-center-in-west-virginia/586697/ 

Read the story on CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/09/tech/virgin-hyperloop-west-virginia-trnd/index.html

Read the I ntelligence Transport  article

https://www.intelligenttransport.com/transport-news/109545/virgin-hyperloop-sets-up-certification-centre-in-west-virginia/

Read the article in Engineering News Record

https://www.enr.com/articles/50291-west-virginia-will-house-virgin-hyperloop-facility

Read the Click Lancashire article

https://clicklancashire.com/2020/10/12/virgin-hyperloop-to-build-500m-test-track-in-west-virginia.html

Read the article in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

https://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2020/10/08/hyperloop-West-Virginia-Virgin-Hyperloop-One-certificiation-facility-WVU/stories/202010080163

Read the story on KDKA-TV

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2020/10/08/virgin-building-hyperloop-in-wv/

Read the story on WPXI-TV

https://www.wpxi.com/news/top-stories/hyperloop-certification-center-testing-track-coming-west-virginia/RRYVAZMVHZH5BF5UOFCCXMDM5U/

Read the story on WV MetroNews

https://wvmetronews.com/2020/10/08/west-virginia-economic-development-announcement-set-for-this-morning/

Read more from WV MetroNews

https://wvmetronews.com/2020/10/08/luring-virgin-hyperloop-required-shared-vision-west-virginia-leaders-say/

WV MetroNews had additional coverage

https://wvmetronews.com/2020/10/08/west-virginias-higher-education-system-expects-to-be-intertwined-with-virgin-hyperloop/

Read Hoppy Kercheval’s Commentary

https://wvmetronews.com/2020/10/09/justices-rocket-ship-ride-comes-in-a-vacuum-tube/

Gov. Jim Justice joined Mike Schneider from Virgin Hyperloop Thursday (Oct. 8) to talk with Hoppy Kercheval on Talkline about the project. The topic is mentioned and Hoppy dips into the coverage live at the beginning of the program and it comes up throughout the show but the interviews begin at 54:05.

https://www.spreaker.com/user/11096951/talkline-for-thursday-october-8-2020?utm_medium=widget&utm_source=user%3A11096951&utm_term=episode_title

Virgin Hyperloop’s Jay Walder was on Talkline Friday morning (Oct. 9). The segment begins off the top of the program.

https://www.spreaker.com/user/11096951/talkline-for-friday-october-9-2020?utm_medium=widget&utm_source=user%3A11096951&utm_term=episode_title 

Read the article from The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

https://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/local-news/2020/10/state-chosen-for-hyperloop-center/

Read more from The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

https://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/local-news/2020/10/salango-justice-offer-competing-visions-for-west-virginia/

Read the story on West Virginia Public Broadcasting

https://www.wvpublic.org/economy/2020-10-08/virgin-hyperloop-project-selects-west-virginia-to-house-certification-center-test-site 

Read The Charleston Gazette-Mail article

https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/virgin-hyperloop-picks-wv-for-developing-its-high-speed-travel-system/article_4393dd7a-3e59-54a8-adf7-afcbfe77d3f4.html 

Read the article in WV News

https://www.wvnews.com/news/wvnews/west-virginia-lands-virgin-hyperloop-certification-facility-for-tucker-grant-counties/article_7a368334-0965-11eb-a466-db608cafc2c6.html

Read the story on WBOY-TV

https://www.wboy.com/news/tucker/tucker-county-chosen-for-virgin-hyperloop-certification-center/

Read the story on WTRF-TV

https://www.wtrf.com/news/west-virginia-headlines/hyperloop-certification-center-coming-to-west-virginia/

Read the WVNS-TV story

https://www.wvnstv.com/top-stories/virgin-hyperloop-to-build-certification-center-in-wv/

Read the WDTV-TV story

https://www.wdtv.com/2020/10/08/virgin-hyperloop-certification-center-to-be-built-in-wva/

Read the story on WTAP-TV

https://www.wtap.com/2020/10/08/virgin-hyperloop-plans-800-acre-facility-in-west-virginia/

Read the story on WOAY-TV

https://woay.com/gov-justice-announces-virgin-hyperloop-to-build-hyperloop-certification-center-in-west-virginia/

Read the story on WVVA-TV

https://wvva.com/2020/10/08/274226/

Read the WCHS-TV story

https://wchstv.com/news/local/west-virginia-lands-major-transportation-project-which-could-revolutionize-travel

Read more from WCHS-TV

https://wchstv.com/news/local/wvas-universities-colleges-to-play-a-role-in-hyperloops-development

Read the story on WTOV-TV

https://wtov9.com/news/local/certification-facility-for-high-speed-virgin-hyperloop-to-locate-in-west-virginia-10-08-2020

Read the article in The Dominion Post

https://www.dominionpost.com/2020/10/08/virgin-hyperloop-to-build-testing-facility-in-w-va/

Read the article in WV News

https://www.wvnews.com/news/wvnews/west-virginia-selected-for-virgin-hyperloop-certification-center-site/article_3054fc46-b60b-55c5-9f2c-3d2f7cba256f.html

Read the article in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

https://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/business/2020/10/officials-talk-west-virginias-selection-for-virgin-hyperloop-certification-center/