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U. of Wash. athletics launches transportation Website

Posted on September 13, 2010

SEATTLE — The University of Washington (UW) department of intercollegiate athletics has launched a new transportation Website dedicated to enhancing the game-day experience for Husky fans. The Website, www.gohuskies.com/transportation, provides parking, maps and traffic flow information for both the general public and Tyee Club members for all UW home sporting events.

The transportation site provides information about parking and traffic-flow changes which have resulted from the voter-approved Sound Transit construction project. As a result of the construction, the parking landscape for Husky home football games has changed dramatically, including a major change to all parking lots east of Montlake Boulevard, which are now available only to Tyee Club members with an assigned parking permit. The new transportation website will assist all fans in navigating the new parking and transportation landscape.

"With recent changes in fan transportation resulting from the Sound Transit construction project, we wanted to provide Husky fans with as much information as possible," Shannon Kelly, UW associate athletic director for marketing and strategic programs said. "We believe this new site will provide our fans with all the information they need to plan a convenient and memorable game-day experience at any UW home sporting event."

The site contains parking options and costs, information about alternate transportation, disability parking options, as well as traffic and facility maps for each home venue the Huskies compete in.

Beginning on Sept. 15, the department plans to use the transportation site to communicate key information to Husky fans about the parking and transportation plans surrounding the Nov. 18 Thursday night football game against UCLA. The UCLA game is the first Thursday night game in Husky football history, and fans will experience parking and transportation options that are significantly different than those of a traditional Saturday game at Husky Stadium.

"Hosting a nationally-televised Thursday night football game is very exciting, but it can also present some logistical challenges," Kelly said. "Our hope is that this new transportation site will provide Husky fans with all the information they will need to plan a great UCLA game experience."

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