DTA to Unveil NEW Bus Routes at DTC Event on Tuesday, July 11th
Published: Expires: 7/17/2017
DULUTH, MINNESOTA (July 10, 2017) – The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) will unveil the final routing of four NEW bus routes at the Duluth Transportation Center (DTC) on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Route 5 (West to Mall Area), Route 21 (Lakeside to Miller Hill Mall via UMD), Route 22 (Lincoln Park to Lakeside) and Route 23 (UMD Circulator) go into effect on August 27, 2017. Maps of the NEW bus routes will be on display at the DTC from 7:00 to 10:30 a.m. Detailed information for these NEW bus routes will also be available at duluthtransit.com.
This NEW service is being funded by a grant the DTA received from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). It is part of a MnDOT two-year pilot program that funds public transit initiatives throughout “Greater Minnesota.” A fifth NEW DTA bus route, Route 20 (Downtown to United Healthcare and Airpark), will begin on December 3, 2017.
The Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council (MIC) will hold a press conference at 10:00 a.m. at the DTC to kick-off their Michigan Street Bike Demonstration Project. Duluth City Councilor, Joel Sipress, will make remarks along with other officials.
Light refreshments will be provided. This event is FREE and open to the public.