TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN ILLINOIS

PRESENT AND PAST


CHICAGO AREA

CHICAGO AREA/OUTLYING COUNTIES

EAST ST. LOUIS AREA

ROCKFORD AREA

ILLINOIS VALLEY AREA

MAJOR CITIES DOWNSTATE

MEDIUM SIZE CITIES

Above include web links to current transit systems.

SMALLER CITIES


INTERURBAN AND SUBURBAN TRANSPORTATION

Interurban Railway Map (Northern Illinois)
Interurban Railway Map (Downstate Illinois)

Information on electric interurban railways of the past, connecting various cities throughout Illinois.

Illinois Traction Co.

The largest electric interurban railway system in Illinois, with many routes of an intercity nature. Additional interurban lines are more of a suburban or short distance nature, and information is available from the city links above.

Bus/Early Certificates of Convenience and Necessity

Bus companies certified by the Illinois Commerce Commission.

Obscure Bus Companies/1952

The most obscure bus companies, listed in the 1952 Mass Transportation's Directory, but records of whose existence could not be found anywhere else.


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