GARY TRANSIT


GARY TRANSIT INFORMATION

Official Web site of the Gary Public Transportation Corporation.

In 1975, the Gary Public Transportation Corporation became responsible for all transit lines in the Gary area. The last streetcars ran in 1947.


GARY TRANSIT HISTORY

In 1908, the Gary & Interurban Railway Co. introduced streetcar service in Gary. This city was developed by United States Steel, whose plants originally became the main focus of the streetcar system.


STREETCAR MAP

Map showing streetcar system at its peak.


TRANSIT ROUTES - PAST AND PRESENT

Many of today's bus routes in Gary have histories which can be traced back to streetcars.


STREETCAR ROSTER

Streetcars operated in Gary until 1947.


CLASSIC BUS ROSTER

Local buses have operated in Gary since 1946.


GARY TRANSIT FACILITIES

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


Some information for this page is from "Faster Than The Limiteds", the Central Electric Railfans' association (CERA) Bulletin 137, by Dr. Thomas R. Bullard and William M. Shapotkin.


Go to Chicago Transit & Railfan Web Site