INTERCITY BUS ROUTES - HISTORY

NEW YORK

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 New York Public Service Commission.


GREYHOUND BUS COMPANIES

Central Greyhound Lines
West Ridge Transportation Co.

TRAILWAYS BUS COMPANIES

Adirondack Transit Lines/Adirondack Trailways
Edwards Lake To Sea System
Rochester-Penfield Bus Co./Valley Trailways

Additional Trailways Companies

INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES

Additional Bus Companies

Early Certificates of Convenience and Necessity

Bus companies listed in reports of the New York Public Service 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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