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Skyway to Operate Extended Hours for TaxSlayer Bowl and New Year’s Eve

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – December 27, 2016 – The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) is excited to provide complimentary transportation via the Skyway for the City’s New Year’s Eve festivities and the 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl. The Skyway provides resident and visitors with a reliable transportation option.

The Skyway will be operational on Friday, December 30th from 6 a.m. until 2 a.m. It will re-open at 8 a.m. on New Year’s Eve and close at 3 a.m. on New Year’s Day.

Skyway Schedule:
• Friday, December 30        6 a.m. to 2 a.m.
• Saturday, December 31    8 a.m. to 3 a.m.
• Sunday, January 1            Closed
• Monday January 2            6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

In addition, the parking lots around the JTA’s Convention Center station located at 1071 W. Bay Street will be open for complimentary parking on New Year’s Eve.

“Thousands of people are expected to attend the TaxSlayer Bowl and New Year’s Eve festivities and fireworks,” said Lisa Darnall, Vice President of JTA Transit Operations. “We are pleased to operate the Skyway as an urban circulator in Downtown and the Southbank.”

For additional information, please contact JTA’s customer service at 904.630.3100.