INTERCITY BUS ROUTES - HISTORY

ARKANSAS

Intercity Bus Map/1976

Color coded map shows intercity bus routes in existence in 1976.

Blue indicates Greyhound, red indicates Trailways. Additional colors indicate significant independent bus companies, and are identified with labels. Black indicates smaller independent companies.

Thin blue or red lines indicate routes which were once part of Greyhound or Trailways, but later transferred to independent bus companies.

Beginning in 1927, intrastate bus service was regulated by the Arkansas Railroad Commission, later the Arkansas Public Service Commission.


GREYHOUND BUS COMPANIES

Dixie Greyhound Lines
Southwestern Greyhound Lines

TRAILWAYS BUS COMPANIES

American Buslines
Arkansas Motor Coaches/Arkansas Trailways
Missouri-Arkansas Coach/Missouri-Arkansas Trailways
Missouri Pacific Bus Lines/Missouri Pacific Trailways
Santa Fe Trail Transportation/Santa Fe Trailways
Southern Bus Lines/Southern Trailways

INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES

Arrow Coach Lines
Baum Bus Line
Crown Coach Co.
Great Southern Coaches

Additional Bus Companies

Obscure Interurban/Intercity Bus Companies

Little Rock
Additional Areas

The most obscure bus companies, not listed in the Russell's Guide but mentioned in the 1952 Mass Transportation's Directory, or sometimes mentioned in the WPA Federal Writers Project/American Guide Series books.


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