Cities With Pre-1940

Subways and Streetcar Systems


California: San Francisco (1873) – San Francisco Muni

Illinois: Chicago (1892) – Chicago Transit Authority

Louisiana: New Orleans (1835) – RTA Streetcars

Massachusetts: Boston (1897) – MBTA

New Jersey: Newark (1935) - Newark City Subway

New York: New York City (1904) - New York City Subway

Ohio: Cleveland (1913) – RTA Rapid Transit

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia (1892) – SEPTA

Pittsburgh (1870) - Incline Railroads

Tennessee: Chattanooga (1895) – Lookout Mountain Incline Railroad


New York City Subway Station
(Photo by David Shankbone)