July 12: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

1936:  Coordinated rail and motor coach service begins on the Pacific Electric Glendale-Burbank Line.  The buses and streetcars provide the greatest headway frequency ever maintained on the interurban line.

More information can be found in the July, 1936 issue of Pacific Electric Magazine.

1955:  The westbound San Bernardino (Ramona) Freeway bridge connecting to the southbound Santa Ana Freeway is completed.

The new bridge facilitates access to the eastern side of downtown Los Angeles, as well as the recently opened Disneyland in Anaheim.

More information can be found in the September-October issue of California Highways and Public Works.