ten years earlier (or press a) --- ten years later (or press s)
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2010 map

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ten years earlier (or press a) --- ten years later (or press s)

Key:  horsecars electric trolleys tunnel/elevated electric trolleys steam/diesel trains other fixed-guideway vehicles
cablecars battery streetcars electric rapid transit trains electric mainline trains trolleybuses

Based on service at the end of the year in question.
Scale: = 10 km (30 CSS pixels per km)

Please send any corrections or questions to threestationsquare at gmail dot com.

See also: New York rapid transit timeline - New York trolley abandonment timeline
Google map of New York-area trolleys, 1932
rail and trolleybus timelines: New York - Boston - San Francisco
rapid transit timelines - miscellaneous timelines and maps

By Alexander Rapp (CC-BY-SA) based on map data by OpenStreetMap contributors and historical sources.