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Finding aid for the G. Edward Vandeventer Collection of Public Transportation Ephemera, Reports, and Other Material
21-DGPTL  
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Description
Gale Edward Vandeventer was an employee of the Southern California Rapid Transit District (SCRTD) from 1975 to the 1997. During this time, Vandeventer contributed to the creation of a new scheduling system for SCRTD's Scheduling Department and was part of the operational planning of the Blue, Red, and Green Metro Rail lines. This collection contains ephemera published by the SCRTD including notices of service changes, bus guides, and maps, as well as material related to planning Blue Line operations. Also included in this collection is material collected by Ed Vandeventer published by antecedent transit companies of Los Angeles: the Pacific Electric Railway Company, Los Angeles Transit Lines, Metropolitan Coach Lines, Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority, and of SCRTD's successors, the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Background
Gale Edward "Ed" Vandeventer (1942 - 2003) was a long-term employee of the Southern California Rapid Transit District (SCRTD) who began working as a planner for the District in July, 1975. Vandeventer later served as Rail Operations Superintendent from 1985 to 1988 and was reappointed to the position in July 1991 after serving as the Superintendent of Instruction from 1988 to 1991. Vandeventer retired from the SCRTD in 1997.
Extent
2.502 linear feet 6 boxes
Restrictions
For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Research Library and Archive. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Research Library and Archive as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement that may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Research Library and Archive collections.
Availability
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