TRANSIT FACILITIES IN SPRINGFIELD
CAR HOUSES/BUS GARAGES
Present and past.
The car house for horsecars was located in downtown Springfield, at the southeast corner of 4th St. and Monroe St. Additional car houses were located near Monroe St. and 9th St., Washington St. and 9th St., and 5th St. and Grand Ave.
The electric streetcars were based at the car house at 610 E. Ash St., on Springfield's south side. The car house eventually evolved into the bus garage used in later years.
Under public ownership, the new Springfield Mass Transit District bus garage is located at 928 S. 9th St., on the east side of the street.
The main downtown transfer point is located southwest of the intersection of 5th St. and Capitol Ave.
Links to locations of past and present transit facilities, using Google Maps. Satellite views are also available.