Central US Transit Systems

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Central US is huge with many modern light rail systems to choose from.

 

 Austin, TX

12 photos

The Capital City of Texas has a commuter rail system consisting of DMUs

 Dallas, TX

314 photos

The Big “D” is home to the largest Light Rail system (DART) in terms of mileage. It also has a modern streetcar line and a heritage streetcar line (M-Line). To round it out is a commuter rail line (TR)E and in the northern suburbs, a second commuter line.

 Denver, CO

174 photos

Mile High City has a large light rails system and a commuter rail system that connects the airport to downtown.

 Fort Collins, CO

12 photos

This small city hosts a heritage streetcar using an original Fort Collins Birney car on a portion of the original streetcar line right-of-way

 Fort Worth, TX 

6 photos

The Cow Town used to have a private subway, the Tandy Subway, or M&O Subway. It also has a commuter rail. The TRE that is included in the Dallas section and the new Tex-Rail to DFW airport, not currently featured here.

 Houston, TX

138 photos

The city built on oil has a very busy light rail system with expansions planned.

Las Vegas, NV

72 photos

Sin City is not just for gamblers. The city has a monorail along the back of the strip. A few casinos also support their own transit system.

Phoenix, AZ

158 photos

The city in the Sun opened its light rail system in 2008 with more expansions planned

St. Louis, MO

112 photos

The home to the Gateway Arch also maintains a light rail system with a downtown subway.

Salt Lake City,  UT

414 photos, 16 new

The city in the Sun opened its light rail system in 2008 with more expansions planned

Tuscon,  AZ

50 photos

The city maintains a modern streetcar line linking the university with downtown.

Cities Not Featured

 

  • Albuquerque, NM: The Roadrunner commuter rail line
  • El Reno, OK: A heritage Streetcar in downtown
  • Galveston, TX: A heritage streetcar downtown (currently not operating)
  • Kansas City, MO: A very popular modern streetcar line
  • Oklahoma City, OK: A modern streetcar system.