CANTON TRANSIT


SARTA INFORMATION

Official Web site of the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority.

In 1971, the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority became responsible for all transit lines in the Canton/Stark County area. The last streetcars ran in 1931.


CANTON TRANSIT HISTORY

In 1884, the Canton Street Railway Co. introduced horse car service in Canton. For many years, the streetcar system was part of the Northern Ohio Traction & Light Co., which also operated interurban lines from Cleveland through Akron and Canton, and points south.


STREETCAR MAP

Map showing streetcar system at its peak.


TRANSIT ROUTES - PAST AND PRESENT

Many of today's bus routes in Canton have histories which can be traced back to streetcars, and even horse cars.


STREETCAR ROSTER

Streetcars operated in Canton until 1931.


CLASSIC BUS ROSTER

Buses have operated in Canton since 1923.


CANTON TRANSIT FACILITIES

The various carhouses in the Canton area were eventually replaced with a single modern bus garage.


Some information for this page is from "The N. O. T. & L. Story", the Central Electric Railfans' Association (CERA) Bulletin 109, by James M. Blower and Robert S. Korach.


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