In a tweet, billionaire Elon Musk proposed building a tunnel under this city in Florida as a solution to traffic jams, which provokes doubts and ridicule in view of the swampy and flood-prone terrain.
Boring company, one of the weirdest boss companies, is working on tunnels that need to make revolutionary changes in urban transport.
A similar project is under development in Las Vegas, with Elon Musk promising to work in 2020.
“Cars and trucks stuck in traffic produce tons of toxic gases and particles, but the boring company tunnels in the Miami area can solve traffic problems and set an example to the world,” he tweeted Monday. , He spoke with Florida Governor Ron Desantis a week ago.
He responded to a tweet by Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, inviting him with a tweet to discuss “possible solutions to the future.”
“If the governor and the mayor want to get it done, we will,” Mr. Musk, Tesla’s boss, said in his message.
“Let’s talk about it,” said Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine-Cava, who said the mayor of neighboring Fort Lauderdale “would love to take part in the discussion.”
But rising water levels in the town on the Atlantic coast have raised many doubts about the idea of making land easier to dig.
“It doesn’t look very smart and it’s definitely going to be expensive,” Curtis Gurley, a professor of civil engineering at the University of Florida, commented to a local CBS station.
Aquaman should take charge of the project, ”the NPR radio reporter joked on Twitter, referring to an American film starring the King of Atlantis in the city of Underwater.