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Los Angeles Railway (1911-1945). “Known as the “Yellow Cars”. Grandfather of today’s urban bus system. Largely forgotten and frequently confused with Pacific Electric. “
Matthew Barrett graduated from UCLA with a BA in History and Art History. He earned an MLIS from UCLA’s School of Information Studies. He has worked for Metro and its predecessors since 1991. Barrett is a member of the Special Library Association’s Transportation Division and an appointee to the National Academies Transportation Research Board. He has directed Metro’s transportation research library, historical archive and records management program since 2002. He is a recipient of a Special Library Association Innovations Award in 2013 and Metro’s Spirit Award in 2017.
Come to the Big Lecture at Bidwell Forum! While away your future learning about the past. Free and open to the public. No advance reservations required. Doors open 6:30pm. Program starts at 7:00pm. Refreshments will be served prior to presentation. See you there.