San Francisco’s transit system, known as Muni, owns and operates a unique collection of vintage streetcars along the City’s main thoroughfare, Market Street, and its northeastern waterfront. Streetcars, known in other places as trolleys or trams, are different than cable cars, but both are fun to ride. Learn about the differences here.
Click here for a brief history of streetcars in San Francisco, and how this unique operation came to be, with our help. Click here to see a map with the current location of streetcars operating right now.
And click on the individual streetcars below to learn the story of each car and the city it came from or pays tribute to.
The Streetcar Fleet
Streamlined PCC Streetcars
The most successful streetcar type in American history, serving both San Francisco and 32 other cities for decades, painted in tribute liveries to most of those cities.
San Francisco Originals
Vintage streetcars built between 1896 and 1924 that have carried generations of San Franciscans around town.
Wheels of the World
A diverse collection of trolleys, trams, and streetcars from many cities.