December 15: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

2002:  The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority launches Metro Rapid Line 754 along Vermont Avenue, and Metro Rapid Line 745 along South Broadway.

The new lines are part of a 24-line expansion of the Metro Rapid system that is slated to be completed by 2008.  They complement the 26-mile Wilshire/Whittier and 16-mile Ventura Boulevard Rapid lines which began service in June, 2000.

More information can be found in the December 11, 2000 issue of MyMetro employee news digest.