Embark on a journey through the history of Lakeshore Transit, a cornerstone of Racine’s transportation heritage. Explore its origins, growth, and the enduring commitment to connecting residents to the beauty of the lakeshore region. Discover how Lakeshore Transit has played a vital role in shaping the local transit landscape.
On October 10, 1962 bus operation in Racine was taken over by Lakeshore Transit, Inc. The company continued to use the old TMER&L streetcar barn at the corner of Goold Street & Douglas Avenue as the base of operations. Lakeshore Transit also operated the Kenosha bus system and a bus connecting Racine and Kenosha along Sheridan Road.