June 18, 2015
By Marc Bussanich
New York, NY—On Tuesday the California High Speed Rail Authority and the State Building & Construction Trades Council of California started building the first aerial structure for California’s high-speed rail network. Soon after shovels hit the ground, high-speed Tweets populated Twitter as supporters for and detractors against the nation’s first true high-speed rail network voiced their positions.
The Twitter hashtag, #IWILLRIDE, featured construction workers operating cranes to build the first viaduct over the Fresno River, as well as members of the public attending a recent public hearing to express their opposition. Have a look below:
— railLA (@railLAorg) June 9, 2015
— George Andrews (@GJAndrews) June 9, 2015
— CA High Speed Trains (@ACHST_CA) June 9, 2015
— George Andrews (@GJAndrews) June 6, 2015