FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 10, 2008
City alerts motorists to increase in traffic Nov. 12
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Public Works Department is alerting motorists who commute downtown to expect heavier-than-usual traffic Wednesday, Nov. 12 due to the “Get Motivated” event scheduled for Sprint Center. The day-long event is expected to bring an additional 20,000 people into the downtown area.
Monthly parkers in City garages will not be affected. Daily parkers near Sprint Center and City Hall will experience a greater demand at parking facilities.
A shuttle service will operate between Kemper Arena parking lots and Sprint Center to meet increased demand for daily parking. The shuttle service will run between 5:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Attendees of the event are recommended to park at Kemper Arena.
Media inquiries about traffic congestion and municipal parking should