INTERCITY BUS ROUTES - HISTORY

MASSACHUSETTS

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 Connecticut and Rhode Island)

Beginning in 1919, intrastate bus service in Massachusetts was regulated by the Massachusetts Public Service Commission.


GREYHOUND BUS COMPANIES

Central Greyhound Lines
Eastern Greyhound Lines of New England
New England Greyhound Lines

TRAILWAYS BUS COMPANIES

Boston & Maine Transportation Co.

Additional Trailways Companies

INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES

Almeida Bus Lines
Bonanza Bus Lines
Vermont Transit Co.

Additional Bus Companies

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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