JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The following is Florida vs. Georgia parking, traffic and transportation information provided by the city:
Game Day Parking
o Parking is extremely limited in the Sports Complex area. Available lots open at 6 a.m. For a complete listing of parking options, including City and private lots, visit Flga.org.
o Unauthorized retail, commercial, marketing and promotional activities are strictly prohibited inside parking lots and tailgating areas with prior written approval (and proof of certification in the manner of a permit, etc.) from the City of Jacksonville. All violators will be escorted off the premises by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. These regulations are applicable in parking lots owned and/or leased by the City of Jacksonville and managed by SMG.
Game Day Stadium Shuttle Service by JTA
o Park and ride is strongly encouraged for the game. Several suburban locations are available, along with access from downtown lots and Southbank hotels. Services begins Saturday, Nov. 2 at 11:30 a.m. through one hour post-game.
• Suburban Park-n-Ride locations
o Southside (J. Turner Butler & Philips Hwy.)
-Patrons coming from the Southside park free and ride the shuttle from J. Turner Butler Blvd. and Philips Highway just off I-95. Roundtrip: $12
o Beaches - Wingate Park (501 S. South Penman Rd.)
-Patrons park free and ride the shuttle from the beaches to the stadium. Roundtrip: $12
• Downtown Park-n-Ride lot locations:
o Skyway Convention Center
-Located at the Skyway Convention Center stop on Bay Street (across from the Prime Osborn Convention Center), patrons park free, paying only to ride directly to the stadium. Roundtrip: $7
o Kings Avenue Parking Garage
-In the San Marco area, the Kings Avenue Parking Garage offers convenient parking facilities. Park free and ride directly to the stadium. Roundtrip: $7. Pick up will be on the backside of the garage on the Montana Street side
o Bay Street (between Laura St. and Hogan St.)
-Adjacent to The Jacksonville Landing. No parking provided. Roundtrip: $7
• Shuttle drop off locations
o Kings Avenue, Beaches, and JTB Park-n-Ride lot locations will use Lot 'B' located east of the stadium across Haines Street between Gates 3 and 4.
o Skyway Convention Center and The Jacksonville Landing Park-n-Ride lot locations will use the ramp area that is located at the north end of the stadium. This pick-up and drop off area is located on the stadium property between Gates 2 and 3.
• How to purchase Shuttle Passes
o Shuttle passes can be pre-purchased online after August 1 at Jtafla.com. Passes can also be purchased during operational hours beginning at 12:30 p.m. at lot locations (cash only, exact change).
• For more information on locations and fares, contact JTA Customer Service (904) 630-3100 or visit www.jtafla.com.
o Thursday, October 31, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
o Friday, November 1, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
o Saturday, November 2, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
o Sunday, November 3, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
o Tickets can be purchased on-board one of designated Water Taxi boats. Payments in cash only.
o Downtown Fares
-One Way: $3 per person Thursday and Sunday
-One Way: $5 per person Friday and Saturday
o Game Day
• $5.00 Adult One Way / $10 Roundtrip
• $4.00 Children (3 - 10 Years Old) / $8 Roundtrip
• $4.00 Senior Citizens (65+) / $8 Roundtrip
• FREE Infants (2 Years and Under)
• FOOTBALL POLICY - The Jacksonville Water Taxi will operate on a normal schedule during game day. Continual service to Landing #5 - Metro Park on the Gold Route will start at least three (3) hours prior to kickoff for football games and end three (3) hours after the final whistle.
The Jacksonville Landing
Liberty Street and Coastline Drive
Metropolitan Park Marina
Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront
Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk/Chart House
Friendship Fountain/River City Brewing Company
*Not running to the Riverside Arts Market on Saturday
For more Water Taxi information, call Jacksonville Water Taxi at (904) 834-4011 or visit JacksonvilleWaterTaxi.com.
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