Valley Transit provides safe and reliable public transportation to the many communities that comprise the Fox Cities.
Whether you're in Appleton, Buchanan, Grand Chute, Harrison, Kaukauna, Kimberly, Little Chute, City of Menasha, Town of Menasha, or Neenah, you can use Valley Transit to get where you need to go.
Our service area covers 117 square miles and serves of a population of 216,154.
HISTORY OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN THE FOX CITIES
Public transportation in the Fox Cities originated with the streetcar system, which operated from 1886 to 1930.
Did you know? Appleton had the first electric railway system in the United States.
Check out this video showing the streetcar route and description.
Here's a video describing the last trolley ride (April 6, 1930)
In 1930, the streetcars were replaced by buses operated by a company called Appleton Transportation Company which later became Fox River Bus Lines.
Toward the end of the 1960's, the city of Appleton began to subsidize the company, until it bought and took over operations on January 1, 1978.