TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN WASHINGTON

EASTERN WASHINGTON


Spokane

Steam Dummy
1889-1892 - Spokane Falls & Montrose Steam Motor Railroad

Electric Streetcar
1890-1892 - several companies
1890-1895 - operated cable cars
1892-1922 - Washington Water Power Co.
1903-1906 - Spokane Traction Co.
1906-1919 - Spokane & Inland Empire Railroad Co.
1919-1922 - Inland Empire Railroad Co.
1919-1922 - Spokane & Eastern Railway & Power Co.

1922-1945 - Spokane United Railways
1932 - buses introduced
1936 - streetcars discontinued

1945-1968 - Spokane City Lines (National City Lines)
1968-1980 - Spokane Transit System

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1980)
Spokane Transit Authority

HISTORIC INTERURBAN RAILWAYS
Operated in several directions from Spokane


Walla Walla

Horse Car
1889-1898 - Walla Walla Street Railway & Investment Co.

Electric Streetcar
1907-1910 - Walla Walla Valley Traction Co.
1910-1969 - Walla Walla Valley Railway Co.
1926 - streetcars replaced with buses

After 1969 - Walla Walla City Bus

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1981)
Walla Walla Valley Transit

HISTORIC INTERURBAN RAILWAY
Walla Walla-Milton Freewater OR (1907-1931)


Yakima

1907-1907 - Yakima Inter-Valley Traction Co.
1907-1957 - Yakima Valley Transportation Co.
1947 - streetcars replaced with buses

1957-1966 - Yakima City Bus Lines
1966-1978 - Yakima City Lines (city owned)

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1978)
Yakima Transit

HISTORIC INTERURBAN RAILWAY
Yakima-Henrybro/Wiley/Speyers (1907-1935)

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


Pasco

Private bus co. in 1952 - Pasco Transit Co.

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1982)
Ben Franklin Transit


Wenatchee

Private bus co. in 1952 - Wenatchee Transit System

CURRENT TRANSIT SYSTEM (SINCE 1990)
Link Transit


NEWER TRANSIT SYSTEMS
Valley Transit (Clarkston)
Grant Transit Authority (since 1995)


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