Flash City Transit
Delve into the vibrant history of Flash City Transit, a significant chapter in Racine’s public transportation story. Explore its inception, development, and the pivotal role it played in enhancing urban mobility. Discover how Flash City Transit has continued to serve as an essential transportation link within the community.
Passengers board a new Flash Transit “mini-bus” at Monument Square in Racine on June 10, 1968, the first day of operation. The clean, air-conditioned buses were the first major upgrade of public transit in 20 years.
A Flash Transit bus passes through Racine’s Monument Square in June 1968. Passengers liked the clean gold and white mini-buses.