HOUSTON METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY
METRO GMC RTS BUSES 1700-1851 & 1901-2138
Page created January 24, 2012. Last updated November 20, 2015.
©2012-2015 Michael Strauch. All rights reserved.
Buses 1700-1851 carried front telltale lamps for express service. Sliding window panels and rooftop air conditioning units were later installed. Buses 1901-2138 had square backs and windows that could be opened if they were not locked. None of the RTS buses was lift equipped. Roster data from OMOT.
GMC RTS 1725:RTS 1725 on the 53-Westheimer Limited in downtown Houston in 1991. One photo added 08/20/13.
GMC RTS 1769:Houtran RTS 1769 on the 15 Alabama 5000 branch in downtown Houston on April 1, 1978. Raymond J. Muller slide. Image added 01/24/12.
GMC RTS 1802:RTS 1802 on the 14-Hiram Clarke Limited in downtown Houston in 1985. One photo added 08/20/13.
GMC RTS 1835:Houtran RTS 1835 on the 80 Lyons 4800 branch at Hardy St. and Lyons Ave. on April 1, 1978. Image added 03/03/13.
GMC RTS 1904:RTS 1904 on 21 Northshore Limited in downtown Houston in June 1990. Regular and cropped versions of the same image. Two photos added 08/20/13.
GMC RTS 1912:RTS 1912 on 40 Park Place in downtown Houston in 1985. One photo added 08/20/13.
GMC RTS 1961:RTS 1961 parked at the University of Houston's University Center in March 1985. METRO was offering information about its transit system to students. A RideShare van accompanied the coach. Four photos added 08/20/13.
GMC RTS 2014:RTS 2014 on 4 Beechnut in downtown Houston in 1985. One photo added 08/20/13.
GMC RTS 2064:RTS 2064 on a layover on Lamar St. in front of George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston on October 3, 1990. Slide by Edward Wickson Photography. One photo added 05/03/12.
GMC RTS 2103:RTS 2103 on 2 Bellaire in downtown Houston in February 1996. One photo added 08/20/13.
GMC RTS 2119:RTS 2117 on 82 Westheimer at Westheimer and Willowick in 1990. An AppleTree Markets store is at the right. Two photos added 01/24/12.