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MTA Orange Line, bus passengers
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Leonard, Gary
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Opening day of the MTA Orange Line at the North Hollywood Metro Red Line Park and Ride, located at 5350 Lankershim Blvd. This photo shows multitudes of people waiting in a long line to board the bus. When the Orange Line first opened, Metro Transit Authority expected approximately between 5,000 to 7,000 riders to use this line in its first year of operation, and expected that number to increase between 21,000 to 25,000 riders by the year 2020. Between the months of November 2005 to March 2006, the ridership average was 16,766 boardings per weekday. In May 2006, the average reached 21,828 boardings per weekday, surpassing the original expectation. Photograph dated October 29, 2005.
1 photographic print:color ;13 x 18 cm.
Photographic prints
Gary Leonard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Metro Orange Line
Buses--California--Los Angeles
Terminals (Transportation)--California--Los Angeles
Bus lines--California--Los Angeles
Local transit--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Building construction--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Gary Leonard Collection photographs

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