Category Archives: Transit History

Metro’s Last SGV Holdouts go Blue and White – Foothill Transit Takes Lines #190 and #194

On Sunday, June 26, 2016, at 1:54 am, Metro’s Line #194 bus pulled up to the bus stop at Pomona and Temple, near the Cal Poly Pomona campus, discharged a handful of passengers, then “deadheaded” (traveled empty) back to its “home” at El Monte Station. It would be the last time the orange-colored bus would […]

There’s a book in all of this…

and it’s coming out in early November! Hello everyone, History Press (Charleston, SC) agreed to publish “Hidden History of Los Angeles Transportation.”* earlier this year. I have now learned that the book will be out November 4. (It can already be preordered through Amazon or Barnes and Noble by searching for the title:) This book […]

Connecting the Dots: Bus Service between Riverside and the Coachella Valley

In terms of bus service, Riverside County can be divided into three parts: Western Riverside County, from the border with San Bernardino and Orange Counties to the San Gorgonio Pass (Beaumont/Banning). This area includes the City of Riverside, which is the county seat. Coachella Valley, including Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, La Quinta, Indio, Coachella, […]