Los Angeles Transit Lines fare increase, 1952
and Miss Betty Ward, 1222 S. Hudson Street, admit 'we don't like the fare increase', but 'it wouldn't be so bad if the service was always good.' 5-6-36: Crowds trying to get on already overloaded buses at Wilshire and Flower Street. No. 9: Mrs. Marie Fitzgerald, 517 South Rampart Street, had what she termed 'a first class complaint' about today's (Thursday) bad service. 'I was so late this morning that I had to take a taxicab downtown.' She boarded Wilshire bus on Olive Street, between Sixth and Seventh. No. 10: A shot into a bus. No. 21: Miss Miriam Sarkon, 3989 West Eight Street, got the surprise of her life when she tried to board a Wilshire bus at the Olive Street stand, between Sixth and Seventh. 'More money, please, madame,' said the polite starter. She had to dig. 45-46-31: Interior of bus. No. 24: 'Folding money' gets its first big play in street transportation business. Here starter at Olive Street stand, between Sixth and Seventh, makes change under the new price".