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NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT

NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT


MTA TRANSIT INFORMATION

Official Web site of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority was created in 1968 to oversee public transportation in entire New York City area. Within the city, the subways and most buses are operated by the New York City Transit Authority.

This page covers only the streetcar and bus systems. The Subway system is well covered with the New York City Subway Resources Web site.


STREET RAILWAY COMPANIES

BRONX

BROOKLYN

MANHATTAN

QUEENS

STATEN ISLAND

Many individual streetcar companies were eventually consolidated into fewer larger companies, prior to conversion to buses.


TRANSIT ROUTES - PAST AND PRESENT

BRONX

BROOKLYN

MANHATTAN

QUEENS

STATEN ISLAND

How the private streetcar and bus systems in each borough evolved into today's bus system.


EXPRESS AND SUBURBAN OPERATIONS

Additional transit providers in New York City and surrounding suburbs.


LINKS

New York City Subway Resources

New York City Buses

Brooklyn Manhattan Transit

The Bus Page

NYCTransiTrans Gallery Page


Information from various sources, including various issues of the magazine "Motor Coach Age", the Poor's and the Moody investment manuals, and "The Trolley And Interurban Directory", by Joseph Gross.


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