TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN MARYLAND

WASHINGTON/BALTIMORE AREA


Baltimore

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY
1859-1899 - several companies
1899-1935 - United Railways & Electric Co.
1922-1931 - operated trolleybuses
1935-1944 - Baltimore Transit Co.
1944-1970 - Baltimore Transit Co. (National City Lines)
1938-1959 - operated trolleybuses
1963 - streetcars discontinued
Has new light rail
HAS RAPID TRANSIT (opened 1984)

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Mass Transit Administration

OUTLYING TRANSIT HISTORY (ANNAPOLIS)
1900-1902 - Washington & Annapolis Electric Railway Co.
1902-1935 - Washington Baltimore & Annapolis Electric Railroad Co.
1935-1949 - Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad Co.
1949 - streetcars discontinued
Private bus co. in 1952 - Arundel Bus Co.

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (ANNAPOLIS)
Annapolis Transit

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEMS (OUTLYING AREAS)
Regional Transit Agency of Central Maryland
Harford Transit
Cecil Transit


Washington DC Area

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY
1859-1933 - several companies
1933-1947 - Capital Transit Co. (North American Co.)
1947-1956 - Capital Transit Co.
1956-1973 - DC Transit System
1962 - streetcars discontinued
HAS RAPID TRANSIT (opened 1976)

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEMS
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Ride On (Montgomery County)
TheBus (Prince George's County)


COMMUTER RAIL AND BUS SERVICE
Mass Transit Administration


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