January 29: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

2001:  Metro shares the announcement from the Federal Transit Administration that the agency is a “first tier member” for the FTA’s Bus Rapid Transit Consortium.

The designation means that Metro is one of only elevent agencies nationwide whose projects will be the first to receive federal funding for travel, research and project development.

More information can be found in the January 29, 2001 MyMetro employee news digest.

 

 

2004:  Metro officially dedicates the Pcio Metro Blue Line Station in honor of legendary Los Angeles Lakers broadcaster Chick Hearn.

More information can be found in the January 29, 2004 Metro Press Release and the January 30, 2004 MyMetro employee news digest.