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Andrew Smith

Curious onlookers get a closer look at Hyperloop One as it sits on display on a downtown city street in St. Louis on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.
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Have you ever wanted to have barbecue in Kansas City or gaze at the Columns in Columbia — but didn’t have time to make the drive to those two cities from St. Louis? 

Missouri officials want to solve your dilemma by investing in a tube rapid transportation system that could travel from St. Louis to Kansas City in roughly 30 minutes.