Action Alert! Access to the State Fair

Posted by Matt on August 20, 2014
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Access to the State Fair

Bus Changes – You Need to Know!

If you are meeting a friend, family member or personal care attendant at the Minnesota State Fair and you plan to use State Fair busing, please be aware of the following.

All State Fair Express Service ($5 round-trip), charter and Metro Transit Regular Route #960 buses, as well as mostPark & Ride (free round-trip) buses will utilize the new Transit Hub located by the new West End Market.

The Oscar Johnson Arena Park & Ride lot offering free round-trip rides exclusively for fair guests with disabilities and their companions is located off Energy Park Drive, east of Snelling Avenue on DeCourcy Circle. Accessible buses servicing the Oscar Johnson Arena Park & Ride lot will still drop-off and pick-up at the Como Avenue Loop Gate #9 (same location as in past years).

The Metro Mobility pick-up and drop-off will remain at the Como Avenue Loop Gate #9, as well.  An additional Metro Mobility drop-off and pick-up site is now located on the north end of the fairgrounds off of Hoyt Avenue.

The link to all transportation information on the fair’s website: http://www.mnstatefair.org/general_info/get_here.html

There will be wheelchair & scooter rentals at the new Transit Hub, Como Avenue – Metro Mobility location and the Hoyt Avenue – Metro Mobility location.

For additional State Fair information please follow the attached link: https://www.metrotransit.org/metro-transit-providing-affordable-convenient-rides-to-the-state-fair

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