Not to be confused with the 760 mph Hyperloop, maglev trains are almost (but not quite) as fast. Maryland just received seed money for a possible corridor between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan spoke to the Baltimore Sun on the grant:

"The ability to travel between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., in only 15 minutes will be absolutely transformative, not just for these two cities, but for our entire state," Hogan said in a statement. "This grant will go a long way in helping us determine our next steps in this transportation and economic development opportunity."Read More