TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN FLORIDA

MIAMI AREA


Miami

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY (MIAMI)
1906-1914 - Miami Electric Railway Co.
1914-1921 - Miami Traction Co.
1921-1940 - City of Miami (city owned)
1940 - streetcars discontinued
1940-1962 - Miami Transit Co. (privately owned)
HAS RAPID TRANSIT (opened 1984)

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY (MIAMI BEACH)
1920-1925 - Miami Beach Railway Co.
1925-1941 - Miami Beach Railway Co. (Electric Bond & Shares Co.)
1939 - streetcars discontinued
1941-1962 - Miami Beach Railway Co.

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY (CORAL GABLES)
1925-1927 - Coral Gables Rapid Transit Corp.
1927-1975 - Coral Gables Municipal Transit System
1935 - streetcars discontinued

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Miami-Dade Transit


Fort Lauderdale

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY
Prior to 1967 - Fort Lauderdale Transit Lines
1967-1969 - Beach Transit

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Broward County Transit


West Palm Beach

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY
1925-1959 - Florida Cities Bus Co.
1959-1971 - Transit Co. of the Palm Beaches
1971-1995 - CoTran

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Palm Tran


Key West

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY
1891-1898 - Key West Street Railway Co.
1898-1905 - Key West Electric Co.
1905-1933 - Key West Electric Co. (Stone & Webster)
1926 - streetcars discontinued
Period of no transit service
Prior to 1954 - Key West Transit Co.
1954-1959 - Key Transit Co.
1959-1961 - Islands Transit Co.
1961-1962 - Key Islands Transit Co.
1962-1969 - Southern Keys Transit, Inc.
After 1969 - Antillands Bus Co. of Key West

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Key West Transit


COMMUTER RAIL SERVICE
South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (Tri-Rail)


Many of these transit systems interconnect, enabling the possibility of long continuous interurban journeys exclusively using local transit.


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