TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN LOUISIANA

SMALLER CITIES


Burnside

After 1900 - Burnside Tramway Co.
Streetcars discontinued

Lake Charles

1891-1909 - Lake Charles Street Railway
1909-1924 - Lake Charles Railway Light & Waterworks Co.
1924-1925 - Lake Charles Electric Co.
1925-1929 - Eastern Texas Electric Co. (Stone & Webster)
1929 - streetcars discontinued
After 1929 - Lake Charles Transit Co.
Prior to 1967 - Lake Charles Bus Co.

Mandeville

1915-1918 - St. Tammany & New Orleans Railway & Ferry Co.
1918 - streetcars discontinued

New Iberia

After 1891 - Southwestern Traction & Power Co.
Streetcars discontinued
Private bus co. in 1952 - La Porte Bus Lines

Streetcar companies are mentioned in the Moody and the Poor investment manuals, and "The Trolley And Interurban Directory", by Joseph Gross. But it is possible, that some of these streetcar systems with dates missing failed to be completed, and were never actually operated.


ADDITIONAL CITIES NEVER WITH STREETCARS

The only history found for transit systems in these cities, is from the 1952 "Mass Transportation's Directory", identifying these bus systems in existence as of 1952.

Abbeville - Abbeville Bus Service
Bogalusa - Bogalusa City Lines
Lafayette - Lafayette Transit Co.
Opelousas - City Bus Line
Pineville - Pineville Bus Co.
West Monroe - West Monroe Bus Co.


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