June 2: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

2000:  Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board Chair Yvonne Brathwaite Burke announces that the agency has acquired its 1,000th compressed natural gas (CNG) bus.

The white and gold coach bursts through a huge banner to welcoming applause at the Arthur Winston Division.

More information regarding the day’s events can be found in the June 2, 2000 MyMetro news digest.