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Cherriots 40th Anniversary

We are proud to celebrate 40 years of service to our riders in the Mid-Willamette Valley! The Salem Area Mass Transit District was formed by voters in the Salem urban growth boundary on Nov. 6, 1979. We have a whole year of celebrations lined up:

November 2019: we held an anniversary party to commemorate 40 years of service with cake and community partners.

December 2019: we entered a bus in the Keizer Holiday Lights parade with our new 40th anniversary logo all lit up.

January 2020: we encouraged people to give blood by giving out free passes.

February 2020: we wrapped a bus in a retro design from the 1980s and 1990s. Did you get your selfie with it yet?

March 2020: we'll be displaying memorabilia and artifacts from Cherriots history at the Capitol on Monday, March 2 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Then we'll move the history display to the Court Street window at Courthouse Square for the rest of the month. Come see a slice of history!

April 2020: Cherriots will be celebrating Earth Day.

May 2020: we'll be rolling out Sunday service and participating in the Keizer Iris Festival parade.

And stay tuned on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for updates on even more upcoming events!



Want more Cherriots history?

Want more Cherriots history?