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How L.A. Envisioned Public Transit In The 80′s

Local blogger Chimatli posted this map on LAEastside.com. They write:

While looking through some old papers that belonged to my grandmother, I found this map from the early 1980s of Los Angeles’ projected Metro rail system. It was part of a promotional package sent to Los Angeles city residents. More than twenty years later and sadly only a few of those lines became reality.


What a find. This, as you well know, is the Metro we’ve ended up with:

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