Valley Transit to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Transit Center

Valley Transit is celebrating the Downtown Appleton Transit Center’s 25th Anniversary on Wednesday, August 5th from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A brief ceremony with Mayor Hanna and Fox Cities Transit Commission Chairman, Chuck Rundquist, will be followed by refreshments, family activities and live music.


To commemorate 25 years of transit service, a new mural, located inside the transit center, will be officially revealed – as will the two winning drawings submitted to Valley Transit’s kids’ coloring contest. The drawings, which were responses to the prompt “What Does the Valley Transit System Mean to You” will be featured on the side of a bus for one month.

The 25th Anniversary of the Transit Center marks an important milestone for Valley Transit and its service to the community. The Transit Center has given riders a safe and comfortable place to catch their bus, making public transportation more welcoming and convenient. It continues to be a place in which riders can feel a sense of community while waiting for their connecting bus.

Schedule of Events:

  • 10:30 AM         Welcome by Valley Transit General Manager, Deborah Wetter
  • 10:35 AM         Comments by Mayor Hanna & Transit Commission Chairman, Chuck Rundquist
  • 10:45 AM         Coloring contest winners bus ad revealed – Mayor Tim Hana
  • 10:50 AM         Mural revealed inside Transit Center and media question & answer session
  • 11:00 AM         Live music by Mile of Music artist
  • 1:00 PM           Event ends

Screen Shot 2015-08-03 at 10.07.39 AMValley Transit provides safe and reliable community transportation throughout the Fox Cities in northeast Wisconsin. Services provided include fixed-route bus service, Valley Transit II ADA paratransit, The Connector, Call-A-Ride and six additional specialized and rural transportation services to seniors and people with disabilities.

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There's so much to like about Downtown Appleton. Thanks to its 60+ distinctive shops ... 50+ casual, fine dining and ethnic restaurants... nearly 30 pubs, clubs and live music hot spots ... a leading performing arts center and world-class visual arts gallery ... family-friendly activities and attractions ... a variety of coffee shops and gathering places ... PLUS Northeast Wisconsin's best events, Downtown Appleton is a favorite destination for many -- and it just keeps getting better and better!

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