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Kandiyohi Area Transit is seeing an increase in ridership over its numbers from last year. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

KAT ridership improves after sluggish 2010

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WILLMAR -- Low ridership numbers that took a bite out of expected revenues for the Kandiyohi Area Transit system are starting to turn around.


KAT provided 118,562 rides in 2010. In 2009 the total was 124,185. It was even higher in 2008.

Transit Director Tiffany Collins linked the decline in ridership last year to an economy that has resulted in people "cutting back."

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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