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July 26, 1987 | RICH CONNELL and TRACY WOOD, Times Staff Writers
It seemed there was an untapped gold mine in Los Angeles' sidewalks when the lobbyists and promoters descended on City Hall several years ago pitching a new public service that would pay --not cost--the city millions. About 2,500 stylish shelters would be built free of charge at bus stops throughout the city, giving tens of thousands of RTD riders protection from the sun, rain and wind.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 26, 1987 | RICH CONNELL and TRACY WOOD, Times Staff Writers
It seemed there was an untapped gold mine in Los Angeles' sidewalks when the lobbyists and promoters descended on City Hall several years ago pitching a new public service that would pay --not cost--the city millions. About 2,500 stylish shelters would be built free of charge at bus stops throughout the city, giving tens of thousands of RTD riders protection from the sun, rain and wind.
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April 3, 1989 | LYNN O'SHAUGHNESSY, Times Staff Writer
Privately owned bus benches have been around for 40 years in the Los Angeles area. And they are getting on the nerves of more and more people. There are well over 6,700 of the green benches with concrete legs on sidewalks and street corners across the city, and thousands more line bus routes in the county. Such wooden benches, with signs hawking everything from hamburgers to real estate, long ago were banished in many major cities.
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