TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN CALIFORNIA

SACRAMENTO AREA


Sacramento County

Sacramento

Horse Car
1870-1886 - Sacramento City Street Railroad Co.
1886-1893 - Sacramento City Railway Co.
1889-1891 - horse cars replaced with battery cars operated by new company

1889-1895 - Central Street Railway Co.
1891 - battery cars replaced with electric streetcars

1895-1896 - Sacramento Electric Power & Light Co.
1896-1901 - Sacramento Electric Gas & Railway Co.
1901-1912 - California Gas & Electric Co.
1912-1943 - Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
1922 - buses introduced
1943 - streetcars replaced with buses operated by new National City Lines subsidiary

1943-1955 - Sacramento City Lines (National City Lines)
1955-1973 - Sacramento Transit Authority

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1973)
Sacramento Regional Transit District

Elk Grove

Prior to 2005 - Sacramento Regional Transit District

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 2005)
E-Tran

Newer Transit Systems

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM/GALT
South County Transit/Link

HISTORIC INTERURBAN RAILWAYS
Operated in several directions from Sacramento


Yolo County

Horse Car
1888-1897 - Woodland Street Railway Co.

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1989)
Yolo County Transportation District

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1968)
Unitrans (UC Davis)


Yuba County/Sutter County

Yuba City/Marysville

Horse Car
1889-1889 - City Passenger Railroad Co. (Marysville)
1889-1906 - Marysville & Yuba City Street Railroad Co.

Electric Streetcar
1907-1918 - Northern Electric Railway Co.
1918-1940 - Sacramento Northern Railroad
1940 - streetcars discontinued

Private bus co. in 1952 - Twin Cities Transit
1975-1993 - Hub Area Transit Authority

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1993)
Yuba-Sutter Transit


Placer County

Private bus co. in 1952 - The Auburn Line

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Placer County Transit

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Roseville Transit


Nevada County

After 1901 - Nevada County Traction Co.
1923 - streetcars discontinued

Private bus co. in 1952 - Nevada City-Grass Valley Bus Line

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1975)
Gold Country Stage

HISTORIC INTERURBAN TYPE RAILWAY
Grass Valley-Nevada City (1901-1923)


NEW COUNTYWIDE TRANSIT SYSTEM
El Dorado Transit (since 1980)

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