TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN CANADA

General information and concise history of the largest transit systems throughout Canada. Includes links to Web sites, and years of last streetcar, last trolleybus, and public acquisition. Also includes systems with rapid transit lines.

AMT (Montreal)
COMMUTER RAIL

GO Transit (Toronto)
COMMUTER RAIL

West Coast Express (Vancouver)
COMMUTER RAIL

Calgary Transit
Publicly owned since 1910
Last streetcar-1950/Last trolleybus-1975/Has new light rail

Edmonton Transit System
Publicly owned since 1908
Last streetcar-1951/Last trolleybus-2009/Has new light rail

Montreal (STM)
Publicly owned since 1951
Last streetcar-1959/Last trolleybus-1966
HAS RAPID TRANSIT

Toronto Transit Commission
Publicly owned since 1921
Still has streetcars/Last trolleybus-1993
HAS RAPID TRANSIT

Vancouver - TransLink
Publicly owned since 1962
Last streetcar-1955/Still has trolleybuses
HAS RAPID TRANSIT


All Time List of Canadian Transit Systems

Link to an excellent Web site containing even more detailed information on the history of Canadian transit systems.

Additional Canadian Transit Fan Web Sites