TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN OREGON

PORTLAND/NORTHWEST OREGON


Portland

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY
1871-1892 - several companies
1892-1896 - Portland Consolidated Street Railway Co.
1896-1900 - Portland Railway Co.
1900-1904 - Portland Traction Co.
1904-1905 - Portland Consolidated Railway Co.
1905-1906 - Portland Railway Co.
1906-1924 - Portland Railway Light & Power Co.
1924-1930 - Portland Electric Power Co.
1930-1932 - Portland Traction Co. (Central Public Service Co.)
1932-1935 - Portland Traction Co. (Central Public Utility Corp.)
1935-1956 - Portland Traction Co.
1950 - streetcars discontinued
1936-1958 - operated trolleybuses
1956-1969 - Rose City Transit Co.
Has new light rail

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Tri-Met

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEMS (OUTLYING)
Canby Area Transit
South Metro Area Rapid Transit


Salem

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY
Horse cars - Salem Street Railway
Prior to 1898 - Salem Consolidated Street Railway
1898-1904 - Salem Light & Traction Co.
After 1904 - Citizens Light & Traction Co.
1926 - streetcars discontinued
1929-1949 - Oregon Motor Stages
1949-1959 - City Transit Lines
1959-1966 - Capital Transit Lines

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Salem Keizer Transit


Astoria

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY
1887-1900 - Astoria Street Railway
1900-1910 - Astoria Electric Co.
1910-1924 - Pacific Power & Light Co. (American Power & Light Co.)
1924 - streetcars discontinued
Private bus co. in 1952 - Astoria Transit Co.

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Sunset Empire Transportation District


Albany

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY
After 1889 - Albany Street Railway Co.
Streetcars discontinued
Private bus co. in 1952 - Dorsey Bus Co.

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Albany Transit System


Corvallis

CITY TRANSIT HISTORY
Streetcar co. - Corvallis Street Railway
Streetcars discontinued
Private bus co. in 1952 - Dorsey Bus Co.

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEMS
Corvallis Transit System
Benton County Special Transportation Fund


NEW OUTLYING COUNTYWIDE TRANSIT SYSTEMS
Columbia County Rider
Lincoln County Transit
Tillamook County Transportation District
Yamhill County Transit Area
Columbia Area Transit


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