July 22: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

2011: The Foothill Extension Construction Authority reaches an agreement to purchase land in Monrovia needed for a rail and maintenance yard for the Metro Gold Line.

Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension rail and maintenance yard under construction. (Click for more information)

The Construction Authority needed the property in order to receive Measure R construction funds from Metro.
More information can be found in the July 22, 2011 post on Metro’s The Source.