(Mike Schoemer wrote the original version of this post.)
Customers will be the “top dogs” at the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) Customer Appreciation Week, Monday-Friday, Sept. 9-13.
“We are here to meet our customers’ need for transportation,” said MVTA Board Chair Gary Hansen, who also serves as an Eagan City Council member and chair of the Suburban Transit Association. “We want to take a pause, personally interact with the riders, and thank them for using our services,”
The schedule for this year's Customer Appreciation Week is as follows (nearest event site to Lakeville is the Apple Valley Transit Station):
Monday, Sept. 9
Savage Park & Ride, County Road 42/Huntington Ave, 6:30-8 a.m.
Burnsville Transit Station, 100 E. Highway 13, 4-6 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 10
Heart of the City Park & Ride, Pillsbury Ave between Burnsville Parkway/126th St., 6:30-8 a.m.
Eagan Transit Station, 3470 Pilot Knob Road, 4-6 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 11
Rosemount Transit Station, 14550 Burnley Ave., 5:30-7 a.m.
Blackhawk Park & Ride, Cliff Road at I-35E, 4-6 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 12
Cedar Grove Transit Station, 4035 Nicols Road, Eagan, 6:30-9 a.m.
Apple Valley Transit Station, 15540 Cedar Ave., 4-6:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 13
Palomino Hills Park & Ride, Pennock/Palomino (adjacent to Christus Victor Lutheran Church), Apple Valley, 6-8 a.m.
Staff will be on hand to thank riders at each site and have promotional materials on hand.
Call (952) 882-7500 for transit information or visit the MVTA web-site at www.mvta.com.