Valley Transit offering free rides for veterans with a service-related disability

Published Thursday, June 3, 2021

APPLETON, Wis. – Valley Transit, the public transportation service in the Fox Cities, is now offering free rides to service-connected veterans as of June 1. Service-connected veterans are those who have a disability related to military service.   

“We’re glad to be able to offer this free fare option,” said Valley Transit general manager, Ron McDonald. “We are full of gratitude for the sacrifices these veterans made for our country and to help them get where they need to go in the Fox Cities is just one way we can say thank you.”

To ride for free, service-connected veterans will need to display their Department of Veterans Affairs service-connected ID when boarding.

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Valley Transit provides safe and reliable transportation to the many communities that make up the Fox Cities including Appleton, Buchanan, Grand Chute, Kaukauna, Kimberly, Little Chute, City of Menasha, Neenah and Fox Crossing. Valley Transit offers an assortment of services to riders in addition to its fixed routes. With 18 bus routes spanning 117 square miles, Valley Transit also offers options for paratransit and demand response services. To learn more about Valley Transit, its discount rates for seniors and students and the services they provide, visit