KANKAKEE TRANSIT


KANKAKEE TRANSIT INFORMATION

Official Web site of the Kankakee River Valley Mass Transit District.

In 1999, the Kankakee River Valley Mass Transit District assumed operation of local buses from Kankakee Area Transit System. The last streetcars ran in 1931.


KANKAKEE TRANSIT HISTORY

In 1891, the Kankakee Electric Railway Co. introduced streetcar service in Kankakee. After the discontinuance of streetcars in 1931, the Kankakee Motor Coach Co. would operate buses, until 1961.


STREETCAR MAP

Map showing streetcar system at its peak.


KANKAKEE TRANSIT FACILITIES

The various car houses in the Kankakee area were eventually replaced with a single modern bus garage.


Some information for this page is from The Central Electric Railfans' Association (CERA) Bulletin 99, "The Smaller Electric Railways of Illinois".


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