Virgin Hyperloop to build $500M test track in West Virginia

Virgin Hyperloop has picked West Virginia to host a $500 million certification center and test track for billionaire Richard Branson’s super-high-speed travel system, the company told Reuters.┬áThe center will be the first U.S. regulatory proving ground for a hyperloop system designed to whisk floating pods packed with passengers and cargo through vacuum tubes at 600 miles an hour or faster…