INTERCITY BUS ROUTES - HISTORY

COLORADO

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 1915, intrastate bus service was regulated by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.


GREYHOUND BUS COMPANIES

Overland Greyhound Lines
Southwestern Greyhound Lines

TRAILWAYS BUS COMPANIES

Burlington Transportation Co./Burlington Trailways
Bowen Motor Coach Co./Continental Trailways
Cannon Ball Stage Lines/Cannon Ball Trailways
Denver-Colorado Springs-Pueblo Motor Way/Trailways
Denver-Salt Lake-Pacific Stages/Trailways
Rio Grande Motor Way/Rio Grande Trailways
Santa Fe Trail Transportation/Santa Fe Trailways
Valley Transit Lines/Valley Transit Trailways

INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES

Additional Bus Companies

Early Certificates of Convenience and Necessity

Bus companies listed in early Annual Reports of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.

Obscure Interurban/Intercity Bus Companies

Denver Area
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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