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Another successful year of State Fair bus service  

Posted by John Komarek | Friday, September 6, 2019 5:00:00 AM
The Minnesota State Fair started with record-setting attendance, including August 23, where 17.4% of fair-goers rode transit to and from the Fair, helping make another record year for express and local route service. On any given day, between [...]
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Record State Fair attendance leads to lots of rides 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, September 7, 2018 10:00:00 AM
A record number of Minnesota State Fair attendees took transit to and from the fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 1, when the fair also saw its busiest day ever. More than 83,500 rides were provided on State Fair Express Buses and regular routes [...]
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State Fair, Green Line see record ridership 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, September 7, 2017 4:55:00 PM
A record number of fairgoers rode to and from the Minnesota State Fair with Metro Transit and the METRO Green Line had its busiest day ever when the fair and several other events landed on the same day last week. Metro Transit provided just over [...]
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Know before you go: Minnesota State Fair 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Tuesday, August 15, 2017 12:22:00 PM
Wherever you’re coming from, Metro Transit is the easiest way to get to and from the Minnesota State Fair. Even if you’re an experienced customer, though, there are a few things you should know before heading out for food, fun and farm animals this [...]
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A Line opening sparks curiosity, enthusiasm 

| Tuesday, June 14, 2016 8:38:00 AM
Car free for the last five years, Michelle Quaranto relies on transit to travel between her home near the Green Line’s Raymond Avenue Station and her job in Eagan. So when the A Line opened on Saturday, she was eager to see how her commute would [...]
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