With Mayor Tom Barrett, Federal Transit Administration members, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino representatives, other officials, and entertainment. At 1pm, The Hop is open! Passengers board 2 cars at Cathedral Square, 1 car at Burns Commons, and 1 car at 4th and St. Paul. Musical entertainment in the Park until 2pm. (Please be prepared to wait to board and don't ride continuously but do exit at stops along the way to explore restaurants, shopping and downtown activities. Those who have enjoyed tan Opening Day ride and want to return to their original location without waiting in line for The Hop, the city will offer free bus service along the route as needed. Look for buses with “Bus Bridge".