INTERCITY BUS ROUTES - HISTORY

OHIO

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 1921, intrastate bus service was regulated by the Ohio Public Utilities Commission.


GREYHOUND BUS COMPANIES

Atlantic Greyhound Lines
Capitol Greyhound Lines
Central Greyhound Lines
Cincinnati & Lake Erie Transportation Co.
Great Lakes Greyhound Lines of Indiana
Lake Shore Coach Co.
Ohio Greyhound Lines
Pennsylvania Greyhound Lines
Valley Greyhound Lines
Blue Ridge Transportation Co.

TRAILWAYS BUS COMPANIES

American Buslines
Edwards Lake To Sea System

Additional Trailways Companies

INDEPENDENT BUS COMPANIES

Greenville-Dayton Transportation Co.
Lake Shore System
Ohio Bus Line

Additional Bus Companies

Early Certificates of Convenience and Necessity

Bus companies listed in Annual Reports of the Ohio 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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