TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN CALIFORNIA

LOS ANGELES AREA/OUTLYING COUNTIES


Orange County

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY (ORANGE COUNTY)
1886-1897 - Santa Ana, Orange & Tustin Street Railway Co.
1897-1901 - Santa Ana & Orange Motor Co.
1901-1903 - Pacific Electric Railway (original company)
1903-1911 - Los Angeles Interurban Railway Co.
1911-1930 - Pacific Electric Railway
1930 - streetcars/interurban trains discontinued
After 1930 - various bus companies
Prior to 1972 - Santa Ana Transit Corp.
Prior to 1972 - South Coast Transit Corp. (American Transit Corp.)
1972-1991 - Orange County Transit District

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Orange County Transportation Authority


Riverside County

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY
1887-1903 - Riverside & Arlington Railway Co.
1903-1911 - Pacific Electric Railway (original company)
1911-1943 - Pacific Electric Railway
1943 - streetcars discontinued
1943-1961 - Riverside Bus Lines
1961-1963 - Riverside City Lines (city owned)
1963-1964 - Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority
1964-1975 - Southern California Rapid Transit District

OUTLYING TRANSIT HISTORY (ELSINORE)
After 1891 - Lake Shore Electric Railway Co.
Streetcars discontinued
Period of no transit service

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEMS
Riverside Transit Agency
Pass Transit System (Beaumont/Banning)
SunLine Transit Agency (Palm Springs)


San Bernardino County

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY (SAN BERNARDINO)
1885-1911 - several companies
1911-1942 - Pacific Electric Railway
1942 - streetcars discontinued
1942-1961 - San Bernardino Valley Transit Co.
1961-1975 - Municipal Transit System

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEMS
Omnitrans (San Bernardino)
Mountain Transit
Morongo Basin Transit Authority (Twentynine Palms)


Ventura County

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY (VENTURA)
Streetcar co. - Ventura & Ojai Railway
1908 - streetcars discontinued
Period of no transit service
1918-1926 - several companies
1926-1933 - Webster Transportation Co.
1933-1942 - Citizens Transit Co.
1942-1972 - Citizens Transit Lines (city owned)
1972-1973 - Ventura Transit Lines
1973-2007 - South Coast Area Transit

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY (OXNARD)
1941-1956 - Harbor Transit Co.
1956-1973 - Oxnard Municipal Transit
1973-2007 - South Coast Area Transit

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEMS
Gold Coast Transit
Ventura County Transportation Commission


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