1920: Los Angeles Railway lets streetcar operators choose their routes, according to seniority.
The “General Choice” begins twelve days later on August 1.
More information can be found in the July 19, 1920 issue of Two Bells, the Los Angeles Railway employee news magazine.
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.