Information For Fans Attending USC-UCLA Football Game At Rose Bowl|
Nov. 19, 2014
Fans going to the USC-UCLA football game this Saturday (Nov. 22) at 5 p.m. PT at the Rose Bowl should plan their trip in advance, suggest officials from the Rose Bowl and UCLA Athletics.
To avoid traffic-related delays and the potential of sold out parking at the stadium, it is strongly recommended fans arrive at the stadium no later than 1 p.m. The Rose Bowl Stadium encourages fans to consider carpooling, shuttle buses or other means of shared transportation as part of their planning to assist in alleviating travel time and congestion. Fans are also encouraged to access rosebowlstadium.com for updated information as game day approaches.
The following is key information for fans:
Carpooling is crucial. The small difference between four versus three people riding per car results in 8,000 fewer vehicles on the road, greatly streamlining traffic and parking.
GENERAL PARKING, sold on game day only for $25 per car, is located north of the Rose Bowl Stadium on the Brookside Golf Course. All parking lots open six (6) hours prior to kick-off. As with all heavily attended events at the Rose Bowl Stadium, increased traffic, congested streets and delays are anticipated around the stadium. Attempting to get to the stadium via city streets will be difficult. It is strongly recommended that fans not attending the game do not come down to the Rose Bowl Stadium area for tailgating.
Please refrain from using GPS or Internet printed directions as they do not take into account traffic conditions or where the available parking is located. The Pasadena Police Department and Rose Bowl Stadium officials strongly recommend patrons without parking passes enter the available parking lots from north of the Rose Bowl Stadium as follows:
From Downtown Los Angeles via the 110 Freeway -- Take the 110 North; then take I-5 North to Sacramento; then take the 2 North to Glendale; the 210 East to Pasadena; exit at any of the three exits: Berkshire/Oak Grove, Arroyo Blvd/Windsor or Lincoln Ave/Washington Blvd. Follow the "Rose Bowl" signs or as directed by traffic control personnel.
From the West via the 101/134 Freeway -- Take the 134 East towards Pasadena; then take the 2 north; to the 210 East to Pasadena; exit at any of the three exits: Berkshire/Oak Grove, Arroyo Blvd/Windsor or Lincoln Ave/Washington Blvd. Follow the "Rose Bowl" signs or as directed by traffic control personnel.
From the North/San Fernando/Simi Valley -- Take the 210 towards Pasadena; exit at any of the three exits: Berkshire/Oak Grove, Arroyo Blvd/Windsor or Lincoln Ave/Washington Blvd. Follow the "Rose Bowl" signs or as directed by traffic control personnel.
From the East, San Gabriel Valley, Inland Empire, San Bernardino or Orange County via the 210 Freeway -- Take the 210 West to Pasadena; continue 210 West towards San Fernando; exit any of the three exits: Mountain Ave/Seco St, Lincoln Ave or Arroyo Blvd/Windsor Ave. Follow the "Rose Bowl" signs or as directed by traffic control personnel.
For changes or updates please visit www.rosebowlstadium.com. On game day, please listen to KLAC 570 AM; check the Rose Bowl Stadium social media sites, Facebook & Twitter for updated traffic information.
Parking Lot Policies: All general parking lots, to include RV parking, open six (6) hours prior to kick off. Overnight parking is prohibited, this includes overnight RV parking. All parking is first come, first parked. All parking lots close 90 minutes after the conclusion of the game.
As a convenience, it is strongly recommended that fans take advantage of free shuttle buses originating from Old Pasadena at Parsons Engineering, located at Union St and Delacey Ave. Shuttle buses begin running to the Rose Bowl Stadium beginning three (3) hours prior to kick off and continuing 90 minutes after the end of the game. Parking is available at Parsons Engineering, entrance at Union St at Delacey Ave, or in any nearby parking lot in Old Pasadena. Parking fees range up to $15 per car.
Public transportation is a great alternative for getting to the game. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO) Gold Line is available with the Memorial Park Station stop conveniently located two blocks from the free shuttle to the Rose Bowl Stadium. Please visit www.metro.net and search "Gold Line" for light rail information. Fans wishing to use the Metro Rail should take the Gold Line to Memorial Park Station (Holly and Arroyo Parkway) - two blocks from the Parsons Engineering shuttle lot. All shuttles buses are wheel chair accessible.
Disabled parking is available at a various locations at the Rose Bowl Stadium. Disabled parking is based on first come first parked. All disabled vehicles must display a valid State of issuance disabled placard and registration upon entering these lots, as all ID's and placards will be checked and verified by a police officer. Disabled parking is also available in Old Pasadena, located at Union St and Delacey Ave. All shuttle buses are wheel chair accessible.
Tailgating is an enjoyable part of the game day fan experience. UCLA is committed to creating a fan-friendly environment that is safe for all to enjoy. For the safety and the enjoyment of all, patrons are asked to observe established guidelines and rules, which can be found online at rosebowlstadium.com. Alcohol consumption is not permitted in the parking lots after kick-off. Any persons remaining in the parking lots consuming alcohol after the game starts may be cited.
The Rose Bowl Stadium and UCLA Athletics are committed to serving its fans by providing a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience in and around the stadium on game day. In an effort to create this game-day experience, the entities have worked closely with the Los Angeles Sports Council, surrounding area teams, sports venues and law enforcement agencies for the past two years to create the Southern California Fan Code of Conduct. The Fan Code of Conduct has been established to ensure that fans' experience is consistent with that commitment. Full details are available online at rosebowlstadium.com. In this joint effort, fans will notice that during game day the lower Arroyo parking lots and Rose Bowl Stadium will have a heightened security presence including assistance from federal, state, and local agencies.
For a list of prohibited game day items along with additional information about the Rose Bowl Stadium visit www.rosebowlstadium.com.