INTERCITY BUS ROUTES - HISTORY

MICHIGAN

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.

Upper Peninsula

Lower Peninsula

Beginning in 1923, intrastate bus service was regulated by the Michigan Public Utilities Commission, later the Michigan Public Service Commission.


GREYHOUND BUS COMPANIES

Central Greyhound Lines
Great Lakes Greyhound Lines
Northland Greyhound Lines

TRAILWAYS BUS COMPANIES

American Buslines

INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES

Indian Trails
Indiana Motor Bus
North Star Lines
Short Way Lines

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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