OMAHA (KPTM)- A number of options are available to fans who will be traveling downtown to attend the CWS.
Since parking spots are limited Metro will offer the Stadium Express bus service which will operate from the following locations:
• Bellevue Baker's (801Galvin Rd South Lot)
• Carol Hotel at 4888 South 118th Street, and 108th and M Street
• Council Bluffs Mid-America Center (Lots C1&C3)
• Crossroads Shopping Center (72nd & Cass, 72nd and Grover, 72nd and Spring)
• Westroads Shopping Center (102nd & Nicholas)
The fare is $3 per person each way or $6 for a two-ride pass.
A Stadium Circulator will operate downtown, connecting fans to the stadium from downtown hotels, public parking, the Old Market and other attractions. The Stadium Circulator operates continuously 90 minutes prior to and until 90 minutes after the last inning. The one way fare is 25¢ or FREE for any passenger showing a First National Bank credit card.
Metro Transit also operates more than a dozen routes that offer scheduled stops within walking distance of the stadium. More details can be found at www.ometro.com, or by calling 1-402-341-0800.
Law enforcement personnel will be patrolling TD Ameritrade Park Omaha and directing traffic.
Vehicles parking in TD Ameritrade Park Omaha parking lots will be directed to a parking stall by staff. Tailgating will be allowed inside the lot but all grills and other personal property will need to be kept in close proximity to your vehicle. All personal property must be removed from parking lots at the end of each night.
Lot D is a "pass lot" for the CWS season-ticket holders, with the exception of Opening Ceremonies day, when there is limited availability for parking due to the location of the team dinner tent and fireworks set-up.
Lot B also is a "pass lot" for CWS game days.
There are various private parking lots in the downtown area where vehicles are subject to private tow. Fans are encouraged to visit the CWS website at www.CWSomaha.com or www.NCAA.com/cws for suggested routes of travel as well as available parking
Activate Omaha will offer a bike valet that will be in operation throughout the Series, starting an hour before the first game until 30 minutes after the final out of the last game of the day. This year the bike corral will be on Mike Fahey Street from 13th to 14th streets in the parking stalls on the north side of the street. The corral will remain in place between games, but riders should be aware that bikes parked without volunteers present are left at their own risk.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) parking is available at Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority (MECA) controlled parking lots at no charge for vehicles displaying the appropriate hang tag or license plate. ADA Parking is available, but limited in lots B, G, E and A on the TD Ameritrade Park/CenturyLink Center campus. Those needing ADA parking should plan to arrive early. Persons with disabilities may be dropped off southwest of the stadium near the corner of 12th and Mike Fahey Streets. An elevator is located between the ticket windows and Gate #2.
Taxi stands will be available at 12th and Cass between Capital and Cass on 10th street and on Cuming street next to the Holiday Inn.