California Transit Systems



California has a lot of transit, which is good for such a large state. San Francisco is the transit behemoth, and Los Angeles is playing catch-up

Anaheim, CA

57 photos

Disneyland is featured here, although there are plans for a modern streetcar line.

 Los Angeles, CA

136 photos

The City of Angeles once had the US’s largest interurban and streetcar network. However, it was dismantled in favor of the automobile. Over the past 30 years, rail transit has returned with subways and light rail.

 Sacramento, CA

48 photos, 24 new

California’s capital city maintains a great Light Rail system

 San Diego, CA 

119 photos

This beautiful city maintains a great light system called The Trolley, which is famously painted red! There is also a commuter rail and a DMU line in North County.


1182 photos

The City by the Bay is a transit fan’s dream; it has a bit of everything. BART is a regional metro system. MUNI operates Light Rail, Streetcars, Cable Cars, trolleybuses, and regular buses. There are CalTrain commuter trains and SMART Commuter Trains. Then there are the airport systems. 

 San Jose, CA

140 photos, 61 new

Silicon Valley is home to VTA Light Rail and ACE Commuter trains.

San Pedro, CA 

19 photos

San Pedro operates a heritage line with Pacific Electric replica cars