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Gameday Xpress Shuttle and Skyway Hours for 2018 TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – December 19, 2018 – Park, ride and relax on board the Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s (JTA) Gameday Xpress to the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl on Monday, December 31, 2018 held at TIAA Bank Field.

The TaxSlayer Gator Bowl matches up the North Carolina Wolfpack versus the Texas A&M Aggies. Kickoff for the game is at 7:30 p.m. at TIAA Bank Field. Gameday Xpress shuttle service begins at 4:30 p.m. and continues until 12:30 a.m. to allow fans to enjoy the post-game Cole Swindell concert and fireworks. The JTA offers continuous shuttle service during the game to and from the Convention Center Lot only.

“JTA is excited to provide shuttle service for the TaxSlayer Bowl featuring SEC and ACC teams,” said JTA’s Chief Executive Officer Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr. “Our goal is to provide Wolfpack and Aggies fans with an outstanding experience.”

The Gameday Xpress will operate from two downtown locations for the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. In addition to the two lots, the shuttle will also pick up and drop fans off at the Jacksonville Landing. Parking is included in the shuttle ticket price.

Downtown Gameday Xpress locations:
• Convention Center Lot: 1005 Forsyth St.
• Kings Avenue Parking Garage: 1003 Kings Ave.
• The Jacksonville Landing: Bay and Hogan*
• Single game shuttle pass - $8

The complimentary Skyway will have extended hours for the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl and New Year’s Eve festivities on Monday, December 31.

Skyway Schedule:
• Monday, December 31     6 a.m. to 2 a.m.*
• Tuesday, January 1           Closed

*Skyway service over the Acosta Bridge will be suspended during the Fireworks show on New Year’s Eve.

Note: Due to construction of the Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center at LaVilla, the Convention Center Skyway Station remains closed.

Fans are encouraged to purchase Gameday Xpress passes in advance via the MyJTA mobile ticketing app or online at The app runs on iOS and Android systems and is available on Google Play or the Apple App Store. Fans can also purchase passes at JTA offices at 121 West Forsyth Street, 100 N. Myrtle Avenue and at the Rosa Park Transit Station.

To enhance the customer experience, JTA buses are equipped with complimentary WiFi. All JTA shuttles are wheelchair accessible. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to park at the Convention Center lot where JTA paratransit vans are available.

The Gameday Xpress is “Your Direct Connection” to Jacksonville Jaguars games, the Georgia-Florida game and the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. The Gameday Xpress is operated in partnership with 1010 XL/92.5 FM.

For information about riding JTA, please call the JTA’s Customer Contact Center at 904.630.3100; Florida Relay at 800.955.8771.