INTERCITY BUS ROUTES - HISTORY

CONNECTICUT

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.

(map also includes Massachusetts and Rhode Island)

Beginning in 1921, intrastate bus service in Connecticut was regulated by the Connecticut Public Utilities Commission.


GREYHOUND BUS COMPANIES

New England Greyhound Lines

TRAILWAYS BUS COMPANIES

Additional Trailways Companies

INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES

Almeida Bus Lines
Bonanza Bus Lines

Additional Bus Companies

Early Certificates of Convenience and Necessity

Jitney and bus companies listed in early Annual Reports of the Connecticut Public Utilities Commission.

Obscure Interurban/Intercity Bus Companies

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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