FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Diane Dulken 503-823-5552
Portland Bureau of Transportation
Link to this release: http://bit.ly/17LKuyL
Consider transportation and parking options before Nov. 24 Timbers game;
event rate parking to be in effect at Jeld-Wen Field
(November 20, 2013) – The City ofPortland Bureauof Transportation is asking Timbers soccer fans to consider their transportation options for Sunday’s 6 p.m. game to keep streets and transit running smoothly.
Fans are encouraged to take TriMet or walk or take a bicycle. Ample temporary bicycle parking is available at Jeld-Wen Field. People who drive to the stadium are encouraged to park in one of the City’sSmartParkgarages.
For parking meters, event rate pricing will be in effect at $3.50 per hour and will apply from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Regular parking rates of $1.60 per hour will apply at other times.
Northwest neighborhood event Zone M permit parking restrictions also will be in effect from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Event-goers are encouraged to check out transportation and parking information online at www.trimet.org and www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/timbers or visit www.portlandoregon.gov/smartpark.