Museums & Other Transportation Preservation Links

  • Baltimore Streetcar Museum, Inc.: Baltimore Streetcar Museum is a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) museum, dedicated to preserving Baltimore's public transportation history, especially the street railway era.
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  • National Capital Trolley Museum: The National Capital Trolley Museum preserves and interprets the heritage of electric and interurban railways of Washington, DC and environs for the benefit of present and future generations, while supplementing its collections with significant national and international objects to enhance its interpretive programs.
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  • Commonwealth Coach and Trolley Museum, Inc.: The Commonwealth Coach and Trolley Museum, Inc. was formed in 1999 when the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke decided to de-access its fleet of transit coaches collected through the years. A group of folks familiar with Roanoke's Downtown Plan done in 1997, which called for the restoration of the Museum's fleet for use by non-profits and community events, met to consider forming an organization.
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Local Transit Operators

  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority: WMATA (Metro) was created by an interstate compact in 1967 to plan, develop, build, finance, and operate a balanced regional transportation system in the national capital area. Metro began building its rail system in 1969, acquired four regional bus systems in 1973, and began operating the first phase of Metrorail in 1976.
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  • MTA Maryland: The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is a division of the Maryland Department of Transportation, and one of the largest multi-modal transit systems in the United States. MTA operates Local and Commuter Buses, Light Rail, Metro Subway, Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) Train Service, and a comprehensive Paratransit (Mobility) system. MTA also manages the Taxi Access system, and directs funding and statewide assistance to Locally Operated Transit Systems (LOTS) in each of Maryland's 23 counties, Baltimore City, Annapolis and Ocean City.
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  • Fairfax Connector: Fairfax Connector is a public bus service provided by Fairfax County, Virginia, and operated under contract by MV Transportation. The first buses rolled out in September 1985 as a lower-cost alternative to the Metrobus service of the regional Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. The original routes connected the southern part of the county (near the Mount Vernon Estate) to the Huntington Metro Station which borders Alexandria. This area continues to be the core of the system, and is noted for the number of residents in the Richmond Highway area who use the service at all times of the day.
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  • Alexandria Transit Company: The Alexandria Transit Company's DASH system provides safe, reliable, and courteous bus service within the City of Alexandria, and connects with Metrobus, Metrorail, Virginia Railway Express, and all local bus systems. DASH serves all of the Alexandria Metrorail Stations and the Pentagon Metrorail station during morning and evening peak periods.
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  • Arlington Transit: ART - Arlington Transit operates within Arlington County, Virginia, supplementing Metrobus with cross-County routes as well as neighborhood connections to Metrorail. Most of ART's state-of-the ART buses operate on clean-burning natural gas; all have climate control to keep you comfortable and dependable schedules to keep you on time.
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  • Montgomery County Transit: The Montgomery County Department of Transportation Division plans, schedules and manages the County's own RIDE ON bus system consisting of 335 County owned and operated buses. The RIDE ON system is designed to complement the service provided by the other transit providers in the County. The RIDE ON system provides almost 30 million trips per year.
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  • Annapolis Transit: Annapolis Transit is a public transportation service of the Annapolis, Maryland Department of Transportation. It provides seven fixed-routes and one free-fare circulator service to provide access between downtown Annapolis and its suburbs.
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  • TheBus (Prince George's County): TheBus (stylized as THEBUS) is a bus transportation system serving Prince George's County, Maryland, providing weekday-only service. There are 26 bus routes, with most operating between Washington Metro Stations in the county, with two routes running to Upper Marlboro.
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  • American Public Transportation Association: APTA members are public organizations that are engaged in the areas of bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne passenger services, and high-speed rail. Members also include large and small companies who plan, design, construct, finance, supply, and operate bus and rail services worldwide.
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Bus Manufactures Local to DMV Operators

  • New Flyer: New Flyer Industries Inc. is a bus manufacturer in North America, headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It also has factories in Crookston and St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA.
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  • Gillig Corporation: Gillig Corporation, Formerlyly Gillig Bros., is a manufacturer of heavy-duty low-floor transit buses located in Hayward, California. Prior to 1993, Gillig had also been a manufacturer of school buses.
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  • NABI: North American Bus Industries, Inc. (NABI) designs and produces heavy-duty transit buses from 31-feet to 60-feet in length. These are sold to operators throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. NABI's headquarters, including its bus manufacturing and assembly operations, are located at in Anniston, Alabama.
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  • DesingLine: DesignLine Corporation is a manufacturer of coach, electric and range-extended electric (hybrid) buses founded in Ashburton, New Zealand in 1985. Initially it was a manufacturer of tour coaches. In the 1990s it diversified into conventional transit buses and then added hybrid city buses in the late 1990s. It was acquired by American interests in 2006, and DesignLine Corporations' headquarters was relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina.
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  • VanHool: As one of the world's largest independent manufacturers of buses and motorcoaches, Van Hool offers American operators a wide range of quality engineered motorcoach models. Reknown in the U.S. for their flagship touring and charter vehicles, Van Hool has been exclusively distributed through ABC Companies in the North American market since the 1980's.
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Fan Web Sites

  • TTMG: transiTALK (Also known as TTMG) is a web-based group dedicated to providing transportation enthusiasts with online media entertainment and content. It was founded in 1998 by Trevor Logan, and has since grown into one of the frequented transit hobbyist sites.
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  • BTCO: Inside you'll find a load of photos and information on transit past and present in the Baltimore Metropolitan Area. From the days of the streetcars of the United Railways and Electric Company to the metamorphosis under the Baltimore Transit Company, to state ownership under the Mass Transit Administration and today's Maryland Transit Administration, this site seeks to offer answers to the many interesting bits of history surrounding Baltimore's transit.
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  • DC Area Transit Zone: The web message forum dedicated to happenings in the DMV!
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