The following is a list of existing bus transit systems in the United States operated by a governmental agency, or by a contractual agreement between the government and a private company.

System Locale State(s) Operator(s)
ABQ RIDE Albuquerque New Mexico City of Albuquerque
AC Transit Western Alameda and Contra Costa counties[1] California AC Transit
Antelope Valley Transit Authority Antelope Valley California Veolia Transportation
BAT Community Connector Bangor Maine City of Bangor
Bee-Line Bus System Westchester County New York Liberty Lines Transit, Inc.,
P.T.L.A. Enterprise,
County Coach,
and White Plains Bus
(under contract to Westchester County DOT)
Big Blue Bus Santa Monica and neighboring cities California City of Santa Monica
Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority Birmingham Alabama Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority
Breeze North San Diego County California North County Transit District
Broward County Transit Broward County Florida Broward County Government
Brownsville Urban System Brownsville Texas City of Brownsville
Capital District Transportation Authority Capital District New York CDTA
(all except Northway Express)
Upstate Transit
(Northway Express only)
C-TRAN (Washington) Clark County Washington C-TRAN
Capital Area Transit (Harrisburg) Southern Dauphin County and eastern Cumberland County Pennsylvania Cumberland-Dauphin-Harrisburg Transit Authority
Capital Area Transit (Raleigh) Raleigh North Carolina Veolia Transportation
Capital Area Transportation Authority Lansing Michigan Capital Area Transportation Authority
Capital Area Transit System Baton Rouge area[2] Louisiana Capital Area Transit System
Capital Metro Austin Texas Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Central Arkansas Transit Authority (The CAT) Little Rock, North Little Rock, Cammack Village, Maumelle, and Sherwood[3] Arkansas Central Arkansas Transit Authority
Central Ohio Transit Authority Franklin County and portions of Delaware, Fairfield and Licking Counties[4] Ohio Central Ohio Transit Authority
Centro Onondaga, Oswego, Cayuga, and Oneida counties[5] New York Central New York Regional Transportation Authority
Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District Champaign and Urbana Illinois Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District
Chapel Hill Transit Chapel Hill and Carrboro North Carolina Town of Chapel Hill
Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority Charleston metropolitan area South Carolina Veolia Transportation
Charlotte Area Transit System Mecklenburg County North Carolina City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
Chicago Transit Authority Chicago Illinois Regional Transportation Authority
CityBus Lafayette and West Lafayette Indiana Greater Lafayette Public Transportation Corporation
Community Transit Snohomish County (with the exception of Everett) Washington Snohomish County Government
Connecticut Transit Connecticut (statewide) Connecticut DATTCO,
First Transit,
Northeast Transportation Company,
and New Britain Transit
(under contract to ConnDOT)[6]
County Connection Central Contra Costa County[7] California Central Contra Costa Transit Authority
Dallas Area Rapid Transit Dallas Texas Dallas Area Rapid Transit
DART First State Delaware (statewide) Delaware Delaware Department of Transportation
Des Moines Area Regional Transit (DART) Des Moines Iowa Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority
Detroit Department of Transportation Detroit Michigan City of Detroit
Durham Area Transit Authority Durham North Carolina MV Transportation
Fairfax Connector Fairfax County Virginia Veolia Transportation
Fresno Area Express Fresno California City of Fresno
Front Range Express (FREX) Colorado Springs metropolitan area Colorado Mountain Metropolitan Transit
(subsidiary of the City of Colorado Springs)
Gary Public Transportation Corporation Gary and nearby cities Indiana Gary Transit, Inc. & Gary Intercity Lines, Inc.
Gold Coast Transit Cities of Ventura, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Ojai, and parts of unincorporated Ventura County[8] California
Golden Empire Transit Bakersfield metropolitan area[9] California Golden Empire Transit District
Golden Gate Transit San Francisco Bay Area (San Francsco, Marin, Sonoma, and Contra Costa counties)[10] California Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority Attleboro, Taunton, and nearby cities[11] Massachusetts Professional Transit Management of Attleboro,
Plymouth & Brockton Street Railway Co.,
Churchill Transportation,
and Bill's Taxi
(under contract to GATRA)[12]
Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority Greater Bridgeport Connecticut Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority
Greater Richmond Transit Company Richmond Virginia First Transit
Hampton Roads Transit Cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach[13] Virginia Hampton Roads Transit
HealthLine Cleveland Ohio Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Hillsborough County Florida Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
IndyGo Marion County Indiana Indianapolis Public Transportation Commission
Jacksonville Transportation Authority Jacksonville Florida Jacksonville Transportation Authority
KRT Kanawha County West Virginia Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Kansas City Metro Area Missouri and Kansas Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
King County Metro King County Washington King County Department of Transportation
Knoxville Area Transit Knoxville area Tennessee Knoxville Area Transit
LANTA (Metro, Metro Plus, and Carbon County Community Transit) Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton[14] Pennsylvania Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority
Long Beach Transit Long Beach California Long Beach Public Transportation Company
Long Island Bus Nassau County New York MTA Regional Bus Operations
Lynx Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties[15] Florida Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority
Madison Metro Madison Wisconsin City of Madison
MARTA Bus Fulton County and DeKalb County Georgia Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
MAX Salt Lake County Utah Utah Transit Authority
MBTA Bus Boston and immediate suburbs Massachusetts Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
McAllen Express Transit McAllen[16] Texas City of McAllen
MET Transit Billings Montana City of Billings
Memphis Area Transit Authority Shelby County, Tennessee and West Memphis, Arkansas Tennessee and Arkansas First Transit
METRO Portland Maine Greater Portland Transit District
Metro (SORTA) Cincinnati and suburbs Ohio Veolia Transportation
Metro Area Transit Omaha Nebraska Omaha Transit Authority
Metrobus (Miami) Miami-Dade County Florida Miami-Dade Transit
MetroBus (St. Louis) Greater St. Louis Missouri Bi-State Development Agency
Metrobus (Washington, D.C.) Washington Metropolitan Area District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Metro Bus (Los Angeles) Los Angeles County California Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Metro Liner (Orange Line and Silver Line) Los Angeles California Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
METRO Regional Transit Authority Summit County[17] Ohio Akron Metropolitan Regional Transit Authority
Metro Transit (Kalamazoo) Kalamazoo County Michigan Kalamazoo County Transiportation Authority
Metro Transit (Minnesota) Minneapolis – Saint Paul Minnesota Metropolitan Council
Metro Transit (Oklahoma City) Oklahoma City metropolitan area Oklahoma Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority
METRO Bus (Houston, TX) Harris County Texas Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County
Metropolitan Area Commuter System Fairbanks North Star Borough Alaska Fairbanks North Star Borough Transportation Department
Milwaukee County Transit System Milwaukee County[18] Wisconsin Milwaukee County Government
Montgomery Area Transit System Montgomery County Alabama Montgomery Area Transit System
Mountain Metropolitan Transit Colorado Springs Colorado City of Colorado Springs
MTA Bus Company (New York) New York City New York MTA Regional Bus Operations
MTA Flint Genessee County Michigan Flint Mass Transportation Authority
MTA Maryland Bus Baltimore–Washington Metropolitan Area Maryland and District of Columbia Maryland Transit Administration
Muni San Francisco California San Francisco Municipal Railway
Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority Nashville Tennessee Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority
New Jersey Transit Bus Operations New Jersey (statewide) New Jersey New Jersey Transit,
and various contract operators
New Orleans Regional Transit Authority New Orleans Louisiana Veolia Transportation
New York City Transit New York City New York MTA Regional Bus Operations,
New York City Transit Authority,
and Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority
NFTA Metro Bus Buffalo New York Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
Omnitrans San Bernardino valley California Omnitrans
Orange County Transportation Authority Orange County California Veolia Transportation
Pace Northeastern Illinois Illinois Regional Transportation Authority
People Mover Anchorage Alaska Municipality of Anchorage
Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation Piedmont Triad counties North Carolina Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation,
Contracts with Coach America and Veolia Transportation[19]
Pierce Transit Pierce County Washington Pierce County Public Transportation Benefit Area Corporation
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority Pinellas County Florida Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Pioneer Valley Transit Authority Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin counties[20] Massachusetts First Transit,
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Port Authority of Allegheny County Allegheny County Pennsylvania Allegheny County Government
Rapid Ride Albuquerque New Mexico City of Albuquerque
Red Rose Transit Authority Lancaster County[21] Pennsylvania Red Rose Transit Authority
Regional Transit Service Monroe County New York Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority
Regional Transportation District Denver metropolitan area Colorado Denver Regional Transportation District
Rhode Island Public Transit Authority Rhode Island (statewide) Rhode Island Rhode Island Public Transit Authority
River Valley Transit Lycoming County Pennsylvania River Valley Transit
Riverside Transit Agency Riverside County California Riverside County Transportation Commission
Rogue Valley Transportation District Jackson County Oregon Rogue Valley Transportation District
Ride On Montgomery County Maryland Montgomery County Government
RT (Sacramento) Sacramento region[22] California Sacramento Regional Transit District
RTA (Cleveland) Cuyahoga County Ohio Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
RTA (Dayton) Dayton metropolitan area Ohio Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority
RTC Transit Las Vegas metropolitan area Nevada Veolia Transportation
RTD (San Joaquin County} San Joaquin County California San Joaquin Regional Transit District
SamTrans San Mateo County California San Mateo County Transit District
Sarasota County Area Transit Sarasota County Florida Sarasota County Government
SEPTA (City Transit Division and Suburban Division) Philadelphia, Delaware, Montgomery, Bucks, and Chester counties[23] Pennsylvania Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Spokane Transit Authority Spokane County Washington Spokane Transit Authority
SporTran Shreveport and Bossier City Louisiana Shreveport Transit Management
Sound Transit Puget Sound region Washington Community Transit,
King County Metro,
and Pierce Transit
(using Sound Transit vehicles)
St. Lawrence County Commuter St. Lawrence County New York St. Lawrence County Public Transportation
SMART Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties[24] Michigan Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation
Sun Metro El Paso Texas City of El Paso
Sun Tran Tucson Arizona City of Tucson
The Rapid Grand Rapids, East Grand Rapids, Grandville, Kentwood, Walker, and Wyoming Michigan Interurban Transit Partnership
The Ride Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area[25] Michigan Ann Arbor Transportation Authority
The T Fort Worth Texas McDonald Transit
TheBus (Honolulu) Honolulu County Hawaii O'ahu Transit Services
Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority Greater Toledo Ohio Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority
Transit Authority of River City Louisville metropolitan area Kentucky and Indiana Transit Authority of River City
Triangle Transit Wake, Durham and Orange counties[26] North Carolina Triangle Transit
Tri Delta Transit Contra Costa County California Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority
TriMet Portland metropolitan area Oregon TriMet
Tulsa Transit Tulsa Oklahoma City of Tulsa
Union City Transit Union City California City of Union City
Unitrans Davis California Associated Students of UC Davis
Utah Transit Authority Wasatch Front Utah Utah Transit Authority
Vallejo Transit Solano County California Vallejo Transit
Valley Metro (Phoenix) Maricopa County Arizona Regional Public Transportation Authority
ValleyRide Ada and Canyon counties Idaho Valley Regional Transit
VIA Metropolitan Transit Bexar County Texas VIA Metropolitan Transit
VTA Santa Clara County California Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
WestCAT Western Contra Costa County California Western Contra Costa Transit Authority
Wichita Transit Wichita Kansas City of Wichita

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