July 20: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

2006:  The U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations adopts its Fiscal Year 2007 Transportation, Treasury, the Judiciary, and Housing & Urban Development appropriations bill.  It includes $100 million in funding for the Metro Gold Line Eastside Light Rail project, and $1 million for Metro buses and bus facilities.  More information can be found in the July 20, 2006 Metro CEO Daily Brief.

 

2011:  The Los Angeles City Council passes landmark bicyclist anti-harassment legislation.  The measure is approved on a 12-0 vote.  More information can be found in the July 20, 2011 post on Metro’s The Source.