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DTA Buses Collecting Fares Again in October, Plexiglass Barriers Added

Service has been free since March, DTA officials said, because drivers lacked the protection needed to collect fares at the front door. 

DULUTH, Minn.- Starting October 1st, it’ll now cost you to ride DTA buses again. Fare collection is resuming as new plexiglass barriers have been installed to protect drivers. Service has been free since March, DTA officials said, because drivers lacked the protection needed to collect fares at the front door. “We started looking for a way to go back to…

Duluth Council Approves Grant to Continue Mental Health Officer Position

Officer helps build relationships and get people help from Mental Health Services.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth City Council approved a $206,793 grant that’ll allow the Duluth Police Department to continue dedicating an officer specifically for mental health calls. The officer is part of the Department’s Mental Health Unit based out of the DTA substation downtown. He works with people based on referrals from other officers and community members. Since the grant was…

DTA Temporarily Switching to Mainline Bus Service Due to Weather

Service Will Run Along Grand Avenue in West Duluth and East Superior Street in East End

UPDATE: Regular service will return at 1:00 p.m. DULUTH, Minn.-The Duluth Transit Authority has announced they are temporarily running a mainline-only bus service effective immediately, due to the current weather conditions. The service will be limited by only running along Grand Avenue in West Duluth and East Superior Street in East Duluth. Regular bus service was suspended at 10 a.m….