February 8: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

1957:  A contract is awarded for construction of a one-mile section of the Glendale Freeway between the Los Angeles River and Avenue 36 near Eagle Rock Boulevard.

More information can be found in the January-February, 1958 issue of California Highways and Public Works.



2002:  The McBean Transfer Station opens in Santa Clarita.

The transfer station serves 300 buses and 5,000 passengers each day.

More information can be found in the February 8, 2002 issue of MyMetro employee news digest.