Twin Cities Rapid Transit map print, 1948
The Twin City Rapid Transit Co. provided comprehensive mass transit for the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul until it was taken over by the Metropolitan Council in 1970. In 1948, depicted here, streetcar systems were being replaced across the country, and the company was the subject of a takeover bid from a man named Charles Green. Green would complete his takeover the next year, announcing that Twin City Rapid Transit's enormous streetcar system would be shut down and replaced with buses. Six years later, none of the lines depicted here would remain. Urban rail service would not return to the Twin Cities until 2004.
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