Thanks for riding MVTA to the State Fair!

A record number of customers traveled via MVTA Pronto Buses to get to the 2017 Minnesota State Fair. A record number of customers traveled via MVTA Pronto Buses to get to the 2017 Minnesota State Fair.

A record number of people attended the Minnesota State Fair in 2017 as well as traveled to the fair by bus.

Nearly 2 million people – 1,997,320 – attended the fair, according to fair representatives.

Minnesota Valley Transit Authority provided more than 87,000 rides to and from the fairgrounds – which was about 10,000 rides more than the previous record amount in 2016.

Customers traveled to the fair from MVTA transit stations in Burnsville, Eagan and Shakopee.

MVTA thanks riders for traveling to the fair in record-setting numbers in 2017!