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One Direction at Investors Group Field July 24

Event day parking plan begins at 5:30 p.m.

July 24, 2015 — 

The University of Manitoba will welcome tens of thousands of screaming One Direction fans to the Fort Garry campus for the concert at Investors Group Field on July 24, 2015.

The full event day parking plan is in effect at 5:30pm but fans are being encouraged to arrive early.

Usual terms and conditions for University of Manitoba parking lots will apply; however at 3:00pm, parking attendants will assist advance pass holders and cash parking patrons to designated parking locations.

The concert begins at 7 p.m and all parking lots are to be vacated a minimum of 90 minutes prior, except A, B, staff section of D, CTC, and AC lots. In these lots, only permit holders will be allowed to remain and all others must vacate.

Violators will be subject to a $50 fine and/or have their vehicle towed.

Vehicular access onto campus is possible via Chancellor Matheson Road, University Crescent (both north and south entrances) or Kings Drive.

N lot and the University Parkade will be available for casual parking at the regular posted rate during events at Investors Group Field.

Transit buses will be operating on regular schedules, although slight schedule delays are anticipated.

There will be a residential parking ban in some of the neighborhoods surrounding the U of M. Please call 311 for more information.

ON-CAMPUS PARKING
Usual terms and conditions for University of Manitoba parking lots will apply; however at 3:00pm, parking attendants will assist advance pass holders and cash parking patrons to designated parking locations.

The full event day parking plan is in effect at 5:30pm.

PARK & RIDE
Starting 90 minutes prior to the scheduled concert start time, Park & Rides 1, 2, 3, 4 and 9 will operate. Park & Ride #9 is the newest Park & Ride, located at the Southdale Red River Co-op Food Store. Blue Bomber Park & Rides 5, 6, 7, and 8 will not operate for the concert.

There is a $5.00 charge per person to use the Park & Ride service, which is collected when passengers get off the buses upon arrival at Investors Group Field. There is no additional charge for the trip back after the show.

WINNIPEG TRANSIT
Winnipeg Transit has several regular routes that will operate to and from the University of Manitoba before and after the concert. Winnipeg Transit reminds all passengers to check their bus schedules before leaving.

Regular Transit fares will be collected on all Winnipeg Transit service on the way to the concert. This also applies to Handi-Transit service. Fares may be paid in cash (exact fare), Transit tickets or passes.

Post-game passengers can show their concert ticket for a free ride home when boarding buses after the show.

Regular Service to the Stadium

See below for route information:
* 60 Pembina
* 75 Crosstown East
* 78 Crosstown West
* 160 Downtown – University of Manitoba
* 162 Downtown – Ft. Richmond (U of M) – St. Norbert Express
* 170 Downtown – Ft. Richmond (U of M) – St. Norbert.

PARK & RIDE SERVICE:

There are five special event Park & Rides located across the city that provide non-stop service to and from Investors Group Field.

* Route 1 – Park & Ride Super Express – McPhillips Station Casino (484 McPhillips St) to Investors Group Field. The McPhillips Station Park & Ride can accommodate up to 500 cars

* Route 2 – Park & Ride Super Express – Club Regent (1425 Regent Ave West) to Investors Group Field. The Club Regent Park & Ride can accommodate up to 115 cars

* Route 3 – Park & Ride Super Express – Centre Scolaire Leo-Remillard to Investors Group Field. The Centre Scolaire Leo Remillard (1095 St. Anne’s Road) can accommodate up to 125 cars. Please note the Old St. Vital Park Public Works Yard at 590 St. Anne’s Road is now closed and is NOT a Park & Ride site.

* Route 4 – Park & Ride Super Express – Manitoba Hydro (820 Taylor Ave) to Investors Group Field. The Manitoba Hydro Park & Ride can accommodate up to 500 cars.

* Route 9 – Park & Ride Super Express – Southdale Red River Co-op Food Store (77 Vermillion Road). The Park and Ride can accommodate up to 300 cars.

POST-CONCERT SERVICE

All Park & Ride service and extra Regular Service on routes 75, 78 (via Cambridge and via Kenaston) and 160 will be lined up on Chancellor Matheson heading west towards Pembina. Route 162/170 can be caught at its regular stop – University Crescent at Freedman.

A map showing post-concert boarding locations can be found on the Transit website.

If you are unsure of where to catch your bus on your return home, Transit Supervisors will be on scene to help guide you to your bus.

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