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FAIR: Getting there by bus is hardly ‘a breeze’

Letter by Lucile M. Summerlin, University Place on Aug. 28, 2013 at 11:42 am | No Comments »
August 28, 2013 2:19 pm

The Washington State Fair insert in Wednesday’s News Tribune said it’s “a breeze” to get to the fair, so I went online to check the bus schedule.

As a fair employee, I can get there from the Lakewood Transit Center with three changes, but cannot get home when I work until 10:30 p.m. People who want to enjoy the fair at dark cannot get a bus home.

What is Pierce Transit’s reasoning for not having the “Fair Bus” as it did until a few years ago? I would gladly pay to ride the bus. A last-minute adjustment from Pierce Transit would be most appreciated by many people.

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