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Parking and traffic information for 2013 Florida-Georgia weekend in Jacksonville

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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

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 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  

Water Taxi

•    Hours
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.

•    Fares
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.

•    Stops
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

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