Kenosha Area Transit

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Kenosha Area Transit is the public transit system serving the city of Kenosha, WI.

History

  • In 1971, Pathfinder City Transit Lines is taken over by city and is renamed Kenosha Transit.
  • In 2000, a new downtown streetcar line is opened using restored streetcars purchased from Toronto.

Routes

Fares

Fares

Facilities

Garage

  • Address: 3735 65th St., Kenosha, WI

Kenosha Transit Center

  • Address: 724 54th St., Kenosha, WI

Bus Roster

Active

Accurate as of August 2022.

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
3012-3019 Kenosha Transit 3017-a.jpg 2004 Gillig Low Floor 29'
(G29E102R2)
Cummins ISL Voith D864.3E 3014, 3016-3018 to Metro Ride same numbers
3369 1999 Dupont Trolley CT-181
3415 2010 Freightliner
Hometown Trolley
Cummins ISB
3500 2004 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G29B102N4)
Cummins ISL Ex-Waukesha Metro Transit 146, acquired in 2017
3501-3504 2004 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G29B102N4)
Cummins ISL Voith D864.3E
3505-3513 Kenosha Transit 3505-a.jpg 2005 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G29B102N4)
Cummins ISL Voith D864.3E
3524-3528 Kenosha Transit 3524-a.jpg 2010 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL Voith
3529-3530 2022 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins L9
4023-4026 2009 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL Voith
4041-4043 2012 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Voith
4044-4050 Kenosha Area Transit 4047-a.jpg 2013 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Voith
4051-4056 Kenosha Area Transit 4056-a.jpg 2019 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins L9 Voith
4057-4060 2020 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins L9 Voith
4061-4066 2010 New Flyer D40LFR Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R Ex-Milwaukee County Transit System 5102, 5151, 5167, 5176, 5154, 5164, acquired in 2022

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
501-524 Kenosha Transit 509-a.jpg 1975 GMC T6H-4523N Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
530-532 1971 Highway Products TC-29 Ex 1-3
533 1971 Highway Products TC-31D
  • Ex 4
  • Exx-Demo
534 1969 Highway Products TC-25
  • Ex 5
  • Exx-Demo
535 1969 Highway Products TC-29
  • Ex 6
  • Exx-Demo
1100-1104 1981 GMC RTS-04
(T8W-204)
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
1680-1685 Kenosha Transit 1681.jpg 1986 GMC RTS-06
(T7W-606)
Detroit Diesel 6V71TA Allison V730
2113-2114 1982 Neoplan USA N416A 40'
(N416-40)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
  • 1981 models.
  • Leased from Milwaukee County Transit System, units 3303 & 3311 from September 1992 to December 1993.
  • Both ran on school trippers only and kept their MCTS numbers while in Kenosha.
  • Returned to MCTS for tripper service out of Kinnickinnic Garage.
2164-2166 1980 GMC RTS-03
(T7W-603)
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex-Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority 11xx; leased from TMC.
2181-2185 Kenosha Transit 2182-a.jpg 1980 GMC RTS-03
(T7W-603)
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex-Oshkosh Transit System 1001-1002, 1006, 1012 & 1014; purchased in 1995.
2186-2194 Kenosha Transit 2190-a.jpg 1994 TMC RTS-06
(T80-206)
Detroit Diesel
2315-2317 Kenosha Transit 2317-a.jpg 1996 Nova Bus RTS-06
(T80-206)
2358 1978 GMC RTS-03
(TW-7603)
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex-Fond Du Lac Area Transit #?; bought in 1997.
2439 1998 Dupont Trolley CT-181
2458-2461 Kenosha Transit 2461-a.jpg 1984 GMC RTS-04
(T8J-604)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 Ex-Long Beach Transit 4472-4474, 4476; purchased in 1998.
2508 1992 TMC RTS-06
(T80-206)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Ex-MBTA demonstrator 8999; purchased in 2000.
2509-2511 Renumbered 4001-4003
2547 1985 GMC RTS-04
(T7J-604)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 Ex-Allegany County Transit Authority 259; bought in 2000.
2666-2674 Kenosha Transit 2667-a.jpg 1991 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Cummins L10 Ex-Milwaukee County Transit System 3805, 3811, 3813, 3809, 3807, 3814-3815, 3806, 3816; purchased in 2003.
3001-3011 Kenosha Transit 300x-a.jpg 1993 Flxible Metro "D"
(30096-6C8)
Cummins C8.3 Ex-Oshkosh Transit System 9309, 9306, 9311, 9301-9302, 9305, 9303-9304, 9306-9308; purchased in 2005.
3514-3516 1990 Gillig Phantom 40'
(4096TB6V92TA)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Ex-Waukesha Metro Transit 116-117, 115.
3517-3518 1984 Gillig Phantom 35'
(35TB966V92)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747
3519-3520 1992 OBI Orion V
(05.502)
Cummins L10 Ex-Valley Transit 301, 303.
3521-3523 1994 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596TBM11)
Cummins M11 Ex-Waukesha Metro Transit 118-120.
4001-4003 Kenosha Transit 2511-a.jpg 1999 Nova Bus LFS Detroit Diesel Series 40
4004-4012 Was planned to be ex #2666-2674 but never done.
4004 2001 NFI D40LF Cummins ISC Allison B400R Ex-Milwaukee County Transit System 4439; bought in 2016.
4005-4008 2000 NFI D40LF Cummins ISC Voith D864.3E Ex-Madison Metro 834, 833, 845 & 835; bought in 2016.
4009 2001 NFI D40LF Cummins ISC Allison B400R Ex-Milwaukee County Transit System 4447, acquired in 2016-2017
4010-4012 2001 NFI D40LF Cummins ISC Voith D864.3E Ex-Milwaukee County Transit System 4617, 4619, 4633, acquired in 2016-2017
4013-4015 1990 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Cummins L10 Ex-Milwaukee County Transit System 3728, 3731, 3758.
4016-4022 Kenosha Transit 4016-a.jpg 1991 OBI Orion V
(05.501)
Cummins L10 Ex-Milwaukee County Transit System 3768-3769, 3771, 3780-3781, 3783-3784; purchased in 2004.
4027-4029 1995 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Ex-Milwaukee County Transit System 4019, 4052, 4064.
4030 1996 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Ex-Milwaukee County Transit System 4110.
4031-4036 1997 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Ex-Milwaukee County Transit System 4117, 4120, 4123, 4125, 4126 & 4130.
4037-4040 1997 NFI D40LF Cummins C8.3 Allison B400R Ex-Oshkosh Transit System 9713, 9715-9717.
4070 2001 NFI D40LF Cummins ISC Voith D864.3E Ex-Madison Metro 844; bought in 2017.
4071-4072 2002 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Voith Ex-Madison Metro 846, 848; bought in 2017.

Streetcar Roster

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Motors Notes
2185 Kenosha Transit 2185-a.jpg 1948 PCC
4606 Kenosha Transit 4606-a.jpg 1950 CC&F PCC A-15
4609 Kenosha Transit 4609-a.jpg 1950 CC&F PCC A-15
4610 Kenosha Transit 4610-a.jpg 1950 CC&F PCC A-15
4615 1951 CC&F PCC A-15
  • Ex-TTC 4615 (orig. 4518).
  • Arrived via Vintage Electric Streetcar Company.
  • Johnstown Traction Company livery.
  • Out of service since 2015. Unknown when it will return to service.
4616 Kenosha Transit 4616-a.jpg 1950 CC&F PCC A-15
4617 Kenosha Transit 4617-a.jpg 1951 CC&F PCC A-15
  • Car received minor damage in an accident on December 18, 2018.[1]

Trivia

Kenosha was one of only two cities in North America to have had a fleet entirely comprised of trolley buses. The other was Halifax, NS.

References

  1. Kenosha News, Streetcar dinged in crash with car , Deneen Smith, December 18, 2018.