TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN NEW YORK

LONG ISLAND


LONG ISLAND/HISTORIC DETAIL

Early Street Railway Companies
Bus Route History (Nassau County)


Nassau County

Interurban

Until 1973 - several companies
1973-2011 - Metropolitan Suburban Bus Authority/Long Island Bus

Hempstead

1902-1926 - New York & Long Island Traction Co.
1926 - streetcars replaced with buses operated by new company

1926-1973 - Hempstead Bus Corp.
1973-2011 - Metropolitan Suburban Bus Authority/Long Island Bus

Freeport

1907-1924 - Seashore Municipal Railroad Co.
1924 - streetcars replaced with buses operated by new company

1924-1927 - Freeport Bus Corp.
1927-1934 - Alert Line
1926-1973 - several companies
1973-2011 - Metropolitan Suburban Bus Authority/Long Island Bus

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 2012)
Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE)

Long Beach

1904-1924 - Great South Bay Ferry Co.
1924 - streetcars discontinued

1924-1947 - Long Beach Bus Co.
1947-1949 - Beach Transit
1949-1952 - Nassau Bus Line

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1952)
Long Beach Department Of Transportation

Glen Cove

1905-1924 - Glen Cove Railroad Co.
1924 - streetcars replaced with buses operated by new company

1924-1927 - Glen Cove-Sea Cliff Bus Line
1927-1928 - William A. Eaton
1928-1935 - North Shore Bus Co.
1935-1960 - Hendrickson Bus Co.
1960-1964 - Star Bus Lines
1964-1970 - Mid Island Transit System

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
City Of Glen Cove

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


Suffolk County

Until 1981 - several companies

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1981)
Suffolk County Transit

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


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