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Metro to Provide Extra Service to Erie County Fair
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BUFFALO, NY - The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority announced that Metro will provide service on the 36 Hamburg and 14 Abbott bus routes to the Erie County Fair and Exposition from Wednesday Aug. 11 through Sunday Aug. 22.

On weekdays, Route 36 Hamburg buses depart for the Mohawk and Ellicott Streets, starting at 8:37 am and approximately every hour after that. The last bus will leave around 9:43 pm.

Buses returning to Buffalo start departing the grounds at 10:11 am and continue hourly up to 11:02 pm. Buses stop at both McKinley Ave. and South Park entrances.

On Saturdays, the first bus at 36 Hamburg leaves downtown Buffalo at 9:15 am. The last bus leaves the fairgrounds for Buffalo at 9:30 pm. Sunday service to the fair starts at 11 am with the last bus leaving the fair at 9:50 pm.

The 14 Abbott bus will provide additional service to the fair on Saturdays only, with three round trips serving only the McKinley Ave. entrance. The first bus at 14 Abbott leaves downtown at 9:10 am from Mohawk St. and Washington St., with the last bus leaving at 1:10 pm. Departing buses start at 10:03 am with the last bus leaving the fair at 2:02 pm.

Metro fare to the fairground is $2.35 for adults and $1.05 for children five to 11 years old, along with senior citizens (65 and older) and the disabled with approved identification. Children four and under ride free with a fare-paying adult, limit three children with a fare-paying adult.

All Metro route maps and schedules can be found at the link on this page.

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