Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) today announced the addition of Platte Valley Trolley to its growing list of Culture Pass partners. Effective immediately, JCPL patrons may access free passes and take a historic trolley ride along the scenic South Platte Greenway in Denver.
“We’re excited to offer our patrons access to yet another wonderful local attraction,” said Pam Nissler, executive director, JCPL. “The trolley provides an opportunity for a great family outing that’s both fun and educational.”
The Platte Valley Trolley runs between Confluence Park and Old Colfax Road on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, every half hour from noon to 3:30 p.m. It may be accessed at several boarding points along the route, including REI, the Downtown Aquarium, and The Children’s Museum of Denver.
“Partnering with the Jefferson County Public Library’s Culture Pass program to provide county residents access to the Platte Valley Trolley is a great way to reconnect Jeffco to the old Denver Tramway Company, just as they were connected during the days of the Denver streetcars and interurbans,” said Stephanie Shulman, executive director of the Denver Tramway Heritage Society, which operates the Platte Valley Trolley.
JCPL’s Culture Pass program offers free passes to area attractions through partnerships with local cultural institutions. Culture Passes are also available for the Denver Firefighter’s Museum; Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls, and Toys; Dinosaur Ridge; Golden History Museums; History Colorado Center; MCA Denver and the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. Library patrons may download Culture Passes from jeffcolibrary.org/culture-pass.
About Jefferson County Public Library
Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) is the third largest public library in the state of Colorado. Our mission is to meet the changing needs of our communities by providing information and environments that promote personal growth and community transformation. A JCPL library card is the smartest card in your wallet, giving you access to an online library that operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week, a network of 10 libraries, a Bookmobile, a Traveling Children's Library and an eTrain mobile computer training lab, as well as books, periodicals, CDs and DVDs, audio and eBooks, and computer and Internet resources. For more information contact your local library or visit jeffcolibrary.org.
About Platte Valley Trolley™
The Platte Valley Trolley™ is an Operating Project of the Denver Tramway Heritage Society, an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and SCFD member.