It is true that the trolley—especially on University Avenue—often caused a backup of frustrated motorists, since it traveled down the street’s center and allowed for little passing room on the sides.
La Jolla, 1925. Edwin Herold, one of the motormen: "We used to run from downtown San Diego to La Jolla in thirty-five minutes, and you don’t put a bus out there in thirty-five minutes.”
Posted February 15, 1979
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The glories of San Diego's trolley system