About Valley Transit
Valley Transit provides safe and reliable public transportation to the many communities that comprise the Fox Cities. Our service area covers 117 square miles and serves of a population of 216,154.
Whether you’re in Appleton, Buchanan, Grand Chute, Kaukauna, Kimberly, Little Chute, City of Menasha, Fox Crossing, or Neenah, you can use Valley Transit to get where you need to go.
Getting all people where they want to go, when they want to go.
Valley Transit provides customer focused transportation, connecting our communities to enhance quality of life.
Below are links to Valley Transit’s annual fact sheet and strategic plan.
Transit Development Plan
Valley Transit undertakes a short-term planning process approximately every 5 years to reevalute goals and programs to ultimately improve services. This process results in a Transit Development Plan, which is used to guide decision-making. Below is a link to the current plan.
Valley Transit Staff
Ron McDonald, General Manger
Amy Erickson, Assistant General Manager
Deb Ebben, Administrative Services Manager
Sarah Schneider, Mobility Manager
Stephanie Lenz, Travel Training Specialist
Dan Kobussen, Maintenance Supervisor
David Vickman, Transit Operations Specialist
Laura VanHooreweghe, Paratransit Coordinator/Operations Supervisor
Justin Dreger, Operations Supervisor
Fox Cities Transit Commission
The Fox Cities Transit Commission (FCTC) provides overall supervision of the operation and maintenance of the transit system. FCTC is made up of members from the City of Appleton – two citizen members and two aldermanic members, with additional members to be made up of representatives of municipalities and counties that provide local funding for Valley Transit.
FCTC reports to the Appleton Common Council and is part of the City of Appleton’s organizational structure.
The Fox Cities Transit Commission meets on the SECOND and FOURTH TUESDAY each month at 3:00 p.m. at Appleton City Hall in Committee Room 6A. Meetings are sometimes canceled due to lack of agenda items. Visit the City of Appleton’s calendar page for the latest meeting information. https://www.appleton.org/online-services/calendar-month-view
FCTC Members and Terms
|MEMBER||TITLE||REPRESENTING||TERM START||TERM END|
|Mike Patza||Commissioner||Town of Grand Chute||2021||2024|
|George Dearborn||Chair/Commissioner||Village of Fox Crossing||2020||2023|
|Larry Wurdinger||Commissioner||Village of Kimberly||2019||2022|
|Joe Stephenson||Vice-Chair/Commissioner||City of Menasha||2020||2023|
|Maggie Mahoney||Commissioner||Town of Buchanan||2020||2023|
|Mark Leupold||Commissioner||Town of Grand Chute||2020||2023|
Valley Transit is a great place to work. Current job opportunities at Valley Transit are listed on the City of Appleton’s website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/appletonwi
The City of Appleton is an equal opportunity employer.