TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN ARIZONA

MAJOR CITIES


Phoenix

Horse Car
1887-1896 - Phoenix Street Railway Co.
1893-1895 - horse cars replaced with electric streetcars

1896-1900 - Phoenix City Railway Co.
1900-1925 - Phoenix Railway Co.
1925-1958 - Phoenix Street Railway (city owned)
1941 - buses introduced
1948 - streetcars discontinued

1958-1971 - Valley Transit Lines (privately owned)
1971-1993 - Phoenix Transit System

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1993)
Valley Metro


Tucson

Horse Car
1893-1906 - several companies
1906-1967 - Tucson Rapid Transit Co.
1930 - streetcars replaced with buses

1967-1969 - Tucson Transit Corp. (American Transit Corp.)

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1969)
Sun Tran


SMALLER CITIES

Bisbee

1908-1928 - Warren-Bisbee Railway Co.
1928 - streetcars replaced with buses operated by affiliated company

After 1928 - Warren-Bisbee Bus Line

Douglas

Steam Dummy
1903-1912 - Douglas Street Railway Co.
1906 - steam dummy replaced with electric streetcars

1912-1920 - Douglas Traction & Light Co.
1920 - streetcars discontinued

Private bus co. in 1952 - Valley Transportation Co.

Prescott

1904-1915 - Prescott & Mount Union Railway Co.
1915 - streetcars discontinued

Private bus co. in 1952 - Prescott Transit

Yuma

Private bus co. in 1952 - Yuma Bus Co.


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