September 8: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

2005:  Metro and Caltrans close the El Monte Busway and the I-10 Freeway High-Occupancy Vehicle lane for several weeks to perform bus station enhancements at the Cal State LA and County USC Medical Center.

El Monte Busway fleet, circa 1973. (Click for more information)

More information can be found in the September 7, 2005 Metro press release and the September 8, 2005 issue of MyMetro employee news digest.