TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN INDIANA

MAJOR CITIES


Anderson

Horse Car
1887-1892 - Anderson Street Railway Co.
1892 - horse cars replaced with electric streetcars

1892-1898 - Anderson Electric Street Railway Co.
1898-1899 - Union Traction Co. of Anderson
1899-1930 - Union Traction Co. of Indiana
1920's - buses introduced by several companies
1930-1952 - Indiana Railroad
1937 - streetcars discontinued

1952-1969 - Anderson City Lines
1969-1973 - no transit service

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1973)
City Of Anderson Transportation System


Bloomington

Private bus co. in 1952 - Leppert Bus Lines

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Bloomington Public Transportation Corporation


Evansville

Mule Car
1866-1901 - Evansville Street Railway Co.
1892 - mule cars replaced with electric streetcars

1901-1906 - Evansville Electric Railway Co.
1906-1912 - Evansville & Southern Indiana Traction Co.
1912-1920 - Public Utilities Co.
1920-1948 - Southern Indiana Gas & Electric Co.
1926 - buses introduced
1939 - streetcars discontinued

1948-1959 - Evansville City Coach Lines (City Coach Lines)
1959-1971 - Evansville City Transit

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1971)
Metropolitan Evansville Transit System

HISTORIC INTERURBAN RAILWAYS
Operated in several directions from Evansville

Historic suburban/interurban bus lines operated by several companies (mostly a 1952 sampling)


Fort Wayne

Horse Car
1872-1887 - Citizens Street Railroad Co.
1887-1892 - Fort Wayne Street Railroad Co.
1889-1894 - Centilivre Street Railway Co.
1892-1894 - horse cars replaced with electric streetcars operated by new company

1892-1895 - Fort Wayne Electric Railway Co.
1895-1899 - Fort Wayne Consolidated Railway Co.
1899-1904 - Fort Wayne Traction Co.
1904-1911 - Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Co.
1911-1920 - Fort Wayne & Northern Indiana Traction Co.
1920-1948 - Indiana Service Corp.
1939 - buses introduced
1947 - streetcars discontinued
1940-1960 - operated trolleybuses

1948-1968 - Fort Wayne Transit

FURTHER INFORMATION
Route History
Streetcar Map
Classic Bus Roster
Streetcar Roster

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1968)
Fort Wayne Public Transportation Corporation


Kokomo

1891-1898 - Kokomo City Street Railway Co.
1898-1903 - Kokomo Street Railway Light & Power Co.
1903-1912 - Kokomo Marion & Western Traction Co.
1912-1922 - Indiana Railways & Light Co.
1922-1932 - Northern Indiana Power Co.
1932 - streetcars replaced with buses operated by new company

1932-1948 - Tippecanoe Coach Lines
1948-1955 - Cross Transit Co.
1955-1960 - Kokomo City Lines
1960-2010 - subsidized taxicabs only

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 2010)
City Line

HISTORIC INTERURBAN RAILWAY
Marion-Kokomo-Frankfort (1905-1932)

Replacement interurban bus service operated by Hines Coach Lines (until 1969)


Lafayette

Horse Car
1869-1874 - Street Railroad Co. of Lafayette
1884-1904 - Lafayette Street Railway Co.
1888-1892 - horse cars replaced with electric streetcars

1904-1911 - Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Co.
1911-1920 - Fort Wayne & Northern Indiana Traction Co.
1920-1922 - Lafayette Service Co.
1922-1940 - Lafayette Street Railway Co.
1940 - streetcars replaced with buses

1940-1953 - Lafayette Transit Co.
1953-1971 - Greater Lafayette Bus Co.

FURTHER INFORMATION
Streetcar Map
Classic Bus Roster
Streetcar Roster

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1972)
CityBus of Greater Lafayette


Marion

Horse Car
1889-1894 - Marion Street Railway Co.
1893 - horse cars replaced with electric streetcars

1894-1899 - Marion City Railway Co.
1899-1930 - Union Traction Co. of Indiana
1930-1933 - Indiana Railroad
1933-1956 - Marion Railways
1947 - streetcars replaced with buses

After 1956 - Miller Bus Lines

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Marion Transit


Muncie

Steam Dummy
1889-1896 - Muncie Street Railway Co.

Electric Streetcar
1893-1899 - Citizens Street Railway Co.
1899-1930 - Union Traction Co. of Indiana
1930-1931 - Indiana Railroad
1931 - streetcars replaced with buses operated by new companies

1931-1941 - several bus companies
1941-1945 - Hines Bus Co.
1945-1981 - Muncie City Lines

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1981)
Muncie Indiana Transit System

Historic suburban/interurban bus lines:
ABC Coach Lines


New Albany/Jeffersonville

New Albany

Horse Car
1867-1887 - New Albany Street Railway Co.
1887-1902 - New Albany Railway Co.
1894-1896 - horse cars replaced with electric streetcars

1902-1903 - New Albany Street Railroad Co.
1903-1912 - Louisville & Southern Indiana Traction Co.
1912-1931 - Interstate Public Service Co.
1931-1934 - Public Service Co. of Indiana
1932 - streetcars replaced with buses

1934-1976 - Home Transit
1976-1983 - Free Enterprise System

Jeffersonville

Horse Car
1888-1889 - Ohio Falls Street Railway Co.
1889-1906 - Jefferson City Railway Co.
1906 - horse cars replaced with electric streetcars operated by new company

1906-1912 - Louisville & Southern Indiana Traction Co.
1912-1931 - Interstate Public Service Co.
1931-1932 - Public Service Co. of Indiana
1932 - streetcars replaced with buses

Prior to 1960 - Jeffersonville Bus Lines
1960-1973 - Bridge Transit Co.
1973-1976 - Home Transit
1976-1983 - Free Enterprise System

Interurban New Albany-Louisville

1893-1905 - Kentucky & Indiana Bridge & Railroad Co. (Daisy Line)
1905-1912 - Louisville & Southern Indiana Traction Co.
1912-1931 - Interstate Public Service Co.
1931-1934 - Public Service Co. of Indiana
1934-1954 - New Albany & Louisville Electric Railway
1946 - streetcars replaced with buses

1954-1976 - The Daisy Line
1976-1983 - Free Enterprise System

Interurban Jeffersonville-Louisville

1903-1912 - Louisville & Southern Indiana Traction Co.
1912-1929 - Interstate Public Service Co.
1929 - streetcars discontinued

1929-1973 - Bridge Transit Co.
1973-1976 - The Daisy Line
1976-1983 - Free Enterprise System

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1983)
Transit Authority of River City


Richmond

Horse Car
1873-1887 - Richmond City Railway Co.
1887-1890 - Richmond City Railroad Co.
1889 - horse cars replaced with electric streetcars

1890-1895 - Richmond City Electric Street Railway Co.
1895-1902 - Richmond Traction Co.
1902-1907 - Richmond Street & Interurban Railway Co.
1907-1930 - Terre Haute Indianapolis & Eastern Traction Co.
1930-1936 - Dayton & Western
1936-1942 - Indiana Railroad
1938 - streetcars replaced with buses

1942-1973 - Richmond City Lines

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Rose View Transit

Historic suburban/interurban bus lines:
Dare Bus Lines (to New Castle and Anderson, until 1952)


Terre Haute

Horse Car
1867-1894 - Terre Haute Street Railway Co.
1894-1899 - Terre Haute Electric Railway Co.
1890-1892 - horse cars replaced with electric streetcars

1899-1903 - Terre Haute Electric Co.
1903-1907 - Terre Haute Traction & Light Co.
1907-1931 - Terre Haute Indianapolis & Eastern Traction Co.
1925 - buses introduced
1931-1939 - Public Service Co. of Indiana
1939 - streetcars replaced with buses operated by new National City Lines subsidiary

1939-1955 - Terre Haute City Lines (National City Lines)
1955-1964 - Terre Haute Transit (privately owned)

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1964)
Terre Haute Transit

Historic suburban/interurban bus lines operated by several companies (mostly a 1952 sampling)


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