TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN CALIFORNIA

SAN FRANCISCO/OUTLYING COUNTIES NORTH


Marin County

1903-1907 - North Shore Railroad
1907-1941 - Northwestern Pacific Railroad
1941 - interurban trains discontinued

1920-1929 - Pickwick Stages
1929-1957 - Pacific Greyhound Lines
1957-1969 - Western Greyhound Lines
1969-1971 - Greyhound Lines West

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1971)
Golden Gate Transit

Sonoma County

Santa Rosa

Horse Car
1877-1890 - Santa Rosa Street Railway Co.
1890-1903 - Santa Rosa Street Railroad Co.
1903-1906 - Union Street Railway Co.
1906-1918 - Petaluma & Santa Rosa Railway Co.
1907 - horse cars replaced with electric streetcars

1918-1932 - Petaluma & Santa Rosa Railroad Co.
1932 - streetcars discontinued

Prior to 1958 - Motor Street-Car Service, Inc.

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1958)
Santa Rosa CityBus

Petaluma

Horse Car
1889-1906 - Petaluma Street Railroad Co.
1905-1906 - horse cars replaced with electric streetcars operated by new company

1905-1918 - Petaluma & Santa Rosa Railway Co.
1918-1932 - Petaluma & Santa Rosa Railroad Co.
1932 - streetcars discontinued

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
City of Petaluma Transit

NEW COUNTYWIDE TRANSIT SYSTEM
Sonoma County Transit (since 1980)

HISTORIC INTERURBAN RAILWAY
Petaluma-Santa Rosa (1904-1932)/Sebastopol-Forestville (1905-1932)/Liberty-Two Rock (1913-1925)

Historic suburban/interurban bus lines operated by several companies (mostly a 1952 sampling)


Napa County

1905-1910 - Vallejo Benicia & Napa Valley Railroad Co.
1910-1911 - San Francisco Vallejo & Napa Valley Railroad Co.
1911-1935 - San Francisco Napa Valley & Calistoga Railway
1926 - buses introduced by affiliated company Napa Valley Bus Co.
1935-1937 - San Francisco & Napa Valley Railroad
1937 - streetcars discontinued

1926-1942 - Napa Valley Bus Co.
1945-1950 - Napa Bus Lines
1950-1973 - Napa Transit Co.
1973-1986 - Napa City Bus
After 1986 - Napa Valley Transit

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 2000)
Vine Transit

HISTORIC INTERURBAN RAILWAY
Vallejo-Napa-Calistoga (1905-1937)

Replacement interurban bus service operated by Pacific Greyhound Lines (after 1942)


Solano County

Vallejo

1905-1910 - Vallejo Benicia & Napa Valley Railroad Co.
1910-1911 - San Francisco Vallejo & Napa Valley Railroad Co.
1911-1935 - San Francisco Napa Valley & Calistoga Railway
1935-1937 - San Francisco & Napa Valley Railroad
1937 - streetcars discontinued

1919-1944 - Vallejo Bus Co.
1944-1956 - City of Vallejo Bus Lines (city owned)
After 1956 - Vallejo Transit Lines (privately owned)
Prior to 2011 - Vallejo Transit

Benicia

1915-1986 - Benicia-Vallejo Stage Line
1986-2006 - Benicia Transit
2006-2011 - Benicia Breeze

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 2011)
Solano County Transit

Vacaville

Private bus co. in 1952 - Vaca Valley Lines

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM
Vacaville City Coach

NEWER TRANSIT SYSTEM
Fairfield & Suisun Transit (FAST) (since 1975)


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