OMAHA (KPTM)- There are severalparking and transportation options available to fans attending the CollegeWorld Series. The Metro TransitStadium Express bus service will operate from the following free park-and-ridelocations:
Bellevue Baker's (801 Galvin Rd South Lot)
Carol Hotel at 4888 South 118thStreet (Rear Lot), and 108th and M StreetCouncil Bluffs Mid-America Center (Lots C1 &C3)
Westroads Shopping Center (102nd& Nicholas, North of Dick's)
Midtown Crossingwill offer fans a free shuttle. For the OpeningDay Celebration June 14, complimentary shuttle service will begin at12:00 p.m. The shuttle will run a continuous loop from Midtown Crossing to thefront of CenturyLink Center approximately every 15-30 minutes. Service will endon Friday approximately60-minutes after the end of the fireworks display.
StartingSaturday, June 15, service will begin two hours before each game and end 60 minutes afterthe last game's final out. The shuttle will, again, run a continuous loop from MidtownCrossing to CenturyLink Center approximately every 15-30 minutes. Fans areencouraged to park in one of Midtown Crossing's two garages (first three hours free) andpick up the shuttle from 31st Ave. and Farnam St. near the Metro bus stop.Signage will be in place to direct traffic. There may be delays due to trafficso fans are encouraged to arrive early. (Please note -- this speciallydesignated shuttle will only stop at Midtown Crossingand CenturyLink Centerduring the series.) For more information, please visit www.midtowncrossing.com.
Two parkinggarages are easily accessible from 33rd, Farnam and Harney Streets. In both
garages, thefirst three hours are free, and visitors pay only $1 for each hour thereafter(with a
daily maximum fee of$6).
Rules Law enforcement personnel will be patrolling TDAmeritrade Park Omaha and directing traffic. For everyone's safety we urge both pedestrians and vehicular traffic tofollow the directives of law enforcement personnel. Vehicles parking in MECA managed surface parkinglots will be allowed to tailgate. Tailgating will be allowed inside the lot,but all grills and other personal property will need to be kept in closeproximity to your vehicle and should not extend into drive lanes or additionalparking spaces. Law enforcement personnel and security officers will bemonitoring activities within and surrounding all MECA managed parking lots. Allpersonal property must be removed from parking lots at the end of each night.All MECA managed lots will open at 8:00 a.m. and close 90 minutes following theconclusion of each game. Lot D is a "pass lot" for the CWS season-ticketholders, with the exception of Opening Ceremonies day, when there is limitedavailability for parking due to the location of the team dinner tent andfireworks set-up. Lot B also is a "pass lot" for CWS game days.MECA advises it will be available for paid public parking only for OpeningCeremonies on June 14th with limited availability. There are various private parking lots in thedowntown area where vehicles are subject to private tow. Fans are encouraged to visit the CWS websiteat www.NCAA.com/cws for suggested routes of travel as well asavailable parking. CWS visitors shouldleave early and plan to arrive at least one (1) hour before the start of eachgame. Ifyou prefer to travel on two wheels, the City is offering dedicated parking forboth motorcycles and bicycles. Motorcycle parking is available on Mike FaheyStreet, between 14th and 15th Streets. If you ride abicycle, free valet service is available on Mike Fahey Street between 13thand 14th Streets. There are alsoadditional individual bicycle racks located throughout the Old Market and NorthDowntown. Individual bicycle racks andbicycle valet parking locations are located on the attached map. Americanswith Disabilities Act (ADA) parking is available on first-come, first servebasis in MECA managed parking lots at no charge for vehicles displaying theappropriate hang tag or license plate. (ADA)Parking is available, but limited in lots A, B, D (witha lot D pass), E, G, and H on the TD Ameritrade Park Omaha/CenturyLink CenterOmaha campus. Those needing ADA parking should plan to arrive early. Personswith disabilities may be dropped off southwest of the stadium near the cornerof 12th and Mike Fahey Streets. Elevators are located between theticket windows near Gate #2 and close to Gate 1, off 13th Street at theSuite/Club Entrance. TaxiStand: Taxistands will be located at 12th and Cass and between Capital and Casson 10th Street and on Cuming Street next to the Holiday Inn. Numerous taxis will be available fortransportation. POSSIBLE CHANGE NOTE: Holiday Inn is hosting a team and will need this same space for the teambus pick-up/drop-off. The taxi stand at this location will be temporarily suspendedwhen the team bus is loading or unloading. Pedicabs: Pedicabs will stage on12th and Mike Fahey Street, across from TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Alink to the city ordinance regarding pedicab operation is below. PedicabOrdinanceLow speed vehiclesand motorized cart restrictions:The operation of "motorized carts" is prohibited in Omaha:Motorized cart: All four-wheel vehicles which are motordriven and no more than 76 inches in overall length and no more than 26 inchesin height. For the purposes of this article, the terms "karts,""carts," "go-carts," "go-karts" and motorizedcars coming within the above specifications shall be included and are intendedto be included in the definition of "motorized cart."