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    In response to Musk's proposal, several social media users inquired exactly how he intends to carry out the project and how useful it might be.

    Famous entrepreneur and Tesla Inc CEO – not to mention the world's richest man – Elon Musk recently hinted at plans to improve Miami's infrastructure with the help of one of his business ventures.

    The tech mogul dropped the reveal on Twitter, after Miami Mayor Francis Suarez agreed with Elon's earlier tweet about car battery cell production being "the fundamental rate-limiter slowing down a sustainable energy future."

    As Suarez wrote that he would love to discuss the matter with Musk, along with "potential solutions for the benefit of our future," the Tesla chief replied that "cars & trucks stuck in traffic generate megatons of toxic gases & particulate," while road tunnels constructed beneath Miami by his Boring Company "would solve traffic & be an example to the world."

    ​Musk also mentioned that he discussed the matter with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis last week, adding: "If Governor & Mayor want this done, we will do it."

    A number of social media users, however, have questioned how Musk might try to achieve this feat of engineering, what kind of challenges a tunnel construction project might face in Miami, and if tunnels would actually help.

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