Official Web site of CityBus of Greater Lafayette.
In 1971, the Greater Lafayette Public Transportation Corporation became responsible for all transit lines in the Lafayette area. The last streetcars ran in 1940.
In 1869, the Street Railroad Co. of Lafayette introduced horse car service in Lafayette. For many years, the streetcar system was part of the Lafayette Street Railway Co.
Map showing streetcar system at its peak.
Streetcars operated in Lafayette until 1940.
Buses have operated in Lafayette since 1917.
The various carhouses in the Lafayette area were eventually replaced with a single modern bus garage.
Some information for this page is from "Fort Wayne and Wabash Valley Trolleys", the Central Electric Railfans' Association (CERA) Bulletin 122, by George K. Bradley.
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