Thursday, September 3, 2009

Ride Metro Transit to the Fair

Express Service — Park Free
$5 round-trip for all customers
Cash Only - Please have exact fare. Children age four and under ride free.Buses operate 8 a.m. – midnight daily; departure times are approximate.Express buses serve fair gate #20 (on the south side of Como Ave. across from the Coliseum)All express service is wheelchair accessible.
Every Day Aug. 27-Sept. 7
Service every 15 minutes
1 Northtown Mall – BlaineUniversity Ave. & Hwy. 10
2 Brookdale Shopping Center – Brooklyn Center, Shingle Creek Pkwy. & Bass Lake Rd.
3 I-394 & Co. Rd. 73 Park & Ride – Minnetonka, SW corner of I-394 & Co. Rd. 73
4 Dunwoody College of Technology – Minneapolis, I-394 & Dunwoody Blvd.
5 Southdale Shopping Center – Edina, 69th and York Ave.
6 Bloomington – 82nd St. & 24th Ave. So. Across from Mall of America East parking ramp

Every Day Aug. 27-Sept. 7
Service every half hour
7 Oakdale Center Park & Ride – Oakdale West of I-694 on 10th St.
8 Signal Hills Shopping Center – West St. PaulSouth Robert St. & Butler Ave. (near Kmart)
9 Cottage Grove Park & Ride – Cottage GroveAlong Hwy. 61 on West Point Douglas Rd. between 80th St. and Jamaica Ave.

Service every half hour, weekends and Labor Day only
10 Maple Grove Transit Station – Maple GroveI-94 and Hemlock Lane
11 Foley Park & Ride - Coon RapidsOff Hwy. 610 near E. River Rd.

Regular Bus Routes
Convenient, economical service right in your neighborhood.
Pay your fare in cash or use a 31-Day Pass, Stored Value Card, Go-To Card, Metropass, Go-To College Pass or U-Pass.
Route 960 takes you from Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis to the fairgrounds in about 15 minutes. Whether you live or work downtown - this route is a perfect way to the fair!
Route 960 buses operate every 15 minutes between 8 a.m. and midnight.
Route 3 travels on Como Avenue between downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul with service to fair gate #9.
Route 84 travels on Snelling Avenue between the Hiawatha Line’s 46th Street Station and Rosedale with service to fair gate #5.

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