Orlando Police Department
Public Information Office
Date of Release: April 14, 2007
Time of Release: 4:00 PM
Parking and Traffic Advisory for Sunday, April 15, 2007
Ensuring convenient access to parking while meeting the transportation needs to
and from events in Downtown is a top priority of the City.
On Sunday April 15, 2007 four events will be taking place in the areas of the
Centroplex and Downtown Orlando, with an estimated 40,000 people expected in
attendance. The Centroplex, Orlando Police Department and venue partners have
taken proactive steps to ensure accessibility to and from the events for
visitors to the City’s vibrant Downtown core.
The City has provided additional parking at the Bank of America Parking Garage
with a free shuttle service, additional law enforcement presence and the new,
1650 AM Traffic and Parking Broadcast. Traffic and parking updates can be heard
on 1650 AM the day of the event.
Centroplex and Downtown Events on Sunday, April 15, 2007:
• The 20th Annual Medina Festival, an outdoor Latin festival, will take place on
Orange Avenue between 12:00 pm and 9:00 pm.
• SunTrust Broadway Across America – Orlando is presenting the “25th Annual
Putnam County Spelling Bee” at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center at 12:30 pm
and 7:30 pm.
• The Orlando Magic vs. the Boston Celtics game tips off at 6:00 pm at the Amway
• Fiesta in the Park at Lake Eola from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
The following streets will be closed to traffic during the Medina Festival and
Fiesta in the Park events;
• Orange Avenue from Colonial Drive to Robinson Street
• Amelia between Magnolia and Garland
• Livingston Street between Magnolia and State Lane
• Robinson Street between Rosalind Avenue and Eola Drive
• Central Avenue between Rosalind Ave and Eola Drive
The Orange County Courthouse Garage will be open, but due to the road closure on
Amelia Street, pedestrians will not be able to walk west on Amelia towards the
Amway Arena. An alternate parking garage at the Bank of America building on
Livingston Street will be open on Sunday with free, Lymmo service available to
the Amway Arena and Bob Carr PAC.
Lymmo will be running a different route on Sunday due to Livingston Street being
closed. Rather than traveling on Livingston Street to the Amway Arena, the Lymmo
route will be traveling down Robinson Street. All normal stops on its route will
be available except for those on Livingston Street. It is highly recommended to
park at the garages downtown and take the Lymmo to the events.
Orange County Courthouse Garage (East Amelia Street)
The County Courthouse will have limited parking due to the Medina Festival.
Lymmo will not be running from the County Courthouse on Sunday, it will be
running the alternative route listed above.
Centroplex Parking Lots
Parking in Centroplex lots and garages will be limited to those who have a
ticket to the Centroplex events being held at the Amway Arena and the Bob Carr
Free Shuttle Service
Free shuttle service will run from the Bank of America Building Garage (State
Lane and Livingston Street at the railroad track.) Drop off and Pick up will be
in front of the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre.
Traffic Enforcement Officers will be
present during all hours of the Downtown events providing alternative routes if
necessary and assisting with any potential traffic concerns.
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