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Elon Musk shows off his first Boring tunnel in LA

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during a Tesla event. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has unveiled a video of his Boring Company's underground tunnel that will soon offer Los Angeles commuters an alternative mode of transportation in an effort to escape the notoriously clogged highways of the city.

The details: Musk announced in an Instagram post that, once the first-of-its-kind tunnel is operational and approved by the city, free rides will be available to the public "in a few months." He added that the system "will always give priority to pods for pedestrians & cyclists for less than the cost of a bus ticket."