Check out new Arrowhead Transit bus Tuesday
Come visit with the Arrowhead Transit staff at the Cook County Senior Center in Grand Marais on Tuesday, June 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and check out one of the new buses!
There will also be free hot dogs, chips and something cold to drink. Everyone will receive a free fold-a-way polyester shopping bag, and 20 lucky people will win an Arrowhead Transit jacket or an Arrowhead Transit portfolio.
Arrowhead Transit covers all eight counties within the Arrowhead – the largest rural transportation service in the United States. In Cook County there is one full-time driver, Mark Quello, who has been driving the bus for over 25 years, and four part-time drivers. The local supervisor for Cook and Lake counties is Katy Keranen. Her office is in Two Harbors and she can be reached at 218-834-2280, ext 101.
Arrowhead Transit has dropped its fares for the bimonthly rides to Duluth. From Grand Marais, the cost is now $10; round trip is $20. From Silver Bay, the cost is $5; round trip is $10. The bus takes off from Grand Marais at 7:15 a.m. the second Tuesday and every fourth Thursday of the month. Call (218) 370-1515 for reservations by noon the day prior. A minimum of five passengers is required.
The Arrowhead Transit bus also makes daily trips, Monday through Friday, every morning and every afternoon, from Grand Marais to Grand Portage. This run is primarily to bring people from Grand Marais to work in Grand Portage, but people from Grand Portage may also use the bus to get to Grand Marais.