Roy Laos Transit Center-- Origin of Name
This transit center is named after Roy Laos Senior. He started a bus company in1924 that served the south and west sides. His bus was first known as "La Tranvia de Laos." The bus system operated for 50 years before it became part of Sun Tran. The Laos Transit Center is at 205 W. Irvington Road.
"Things, places named for locals in the Old Pueblo." Arizona Daily Star. April, 21, 1991. Page E1.