DULUTH, MINNESOTA (July 12th, 2019); The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) and the City of Superior will provide special evening service between downtown Duluth, downtown Superior and the Head of the Lakes Fair, beginning Wednesday, July 17, 2019 and continuing through Saturday, July 20, 2019.
The special evening service to the Head of the Lakes Fair will depart downtown Duluth hourly at the Duluth Transportation Center from 6:15 p.m. to 10:15 p.m., with service along Tower Avenue towards South Superior. Return trips from the Fairgrounds will run hourly from 6:40 p.m. with the last return trip to downtown Superior and downtown Duluth leaving the Fairgrounds at 10:45 p.m.
Daytime bus service to the Head of the Lakes Fair is available on the DTA’s regular Route 17 weekday service.
Sunday service to the Head of the Lakes Fair includes DTA regular route service to the Fairgrounds on Route 17 from 10:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. The last Route 17 bus departs the Fairgrounds on Tower Avenue at 5:40 p.m. and makes transfer connections in downtown Superior at the Tower Avenue and 14th Street time point with the Route 16 bus at 6:12 p.m. Route 16 Duluth-Superior buses also provide service to Superior on Sunday; connecting with Route 17 buses to the Fairgrounds.
Special Evening Service Schedule for Head of the Lakes Fair
(Service between downtown Duluth, downtown Superior and Fairgrounds)
Wednesday, July 17th thru Saturday, July 20th, 2019
DTA departs Duluth Transportation Center in Downtown Duluth for Superior:
6:15 p.m.; 7:15 p.m.; 8:15 p.m.; 9:15 p.m.; 10:15 p.m.
DTA departs Downtown Superior (14th & Tower) for Fairgrounds:
6:28 p.m.; 7:28 p.m.; 8:28 p.m.; 9:28 p.m.; 10:28 p.m.
DTA departs Fairgrounds for Downtown Superior & Duluth:
6:40 p.m.; 7:40 p.m.; 8:40 p.m.; 9:45 p.m.; 10:45 p.m.
DULUTH, MINNESOTA (March 13, 2019) – The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) named Bus Operator, Brian Rapp, the Employee of the Year for 2018 and presented 99 employees awards for safe performance.
Brian began working at the DTA as a full-time Bus Operator in July of 2017 and was presented the DTA Employee of the Month award in February of 2018. This is his first DTA Employee of the Year Award.
The Employee of the Year award was given at the 37th Annual DTA Employee Safety & Recognition Award Breakfast, which was held at the DTA Operating Center on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
The DTA recognized and commended 81 bus operators and 18 maintenance employees who worked the entire year without a preventable or lost-time accident with a cumulative total of 935 years of accident-free service.
Several DTA employees reached significant safety milestones. Eight reached 5 years of accident-free service, two at 10 years, one at 25 years and one Bus Operator, Brian Moe, reached 30 years of accident-free service. 8 DTA employees were recognized for a perfect attendance record in 2018.