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2013 Football Gameday Guide

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GETTING TO CAMPUS

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Area and Campus Maps >>
Directions to California Memorial Stadium >>
Gameday Parking Options >>
Public Transit Options >>
CalBearsExpress & CalBearsShuttle >>

 
Cal   Area and Campus Maps
Berkeley, CA
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California Memorial Stadium
210 Stadium Rim Way
Berkeley, CA 94720

Customer Service & Tickets
- (800) GO BEARS (462-3277)
- GoldStandard@berkeley.edu
- @CalGoldStandard (Twitter)

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Cal   Directions to California Memorial Stadium

PLAN YOUR TRIP

On game days, public transportation is highly recommended. For help with trip-planning or real-time traffic information, visit 511.org  or call 511.

If you are driving to California Memorial Stadium, keep in mind that typical backups on local streets begin about two hours before the game, and up to two hours after the game.

Piedmont Ave directly in front of Memorial Stadium will be closed to traffic three hours prior to kick-off and one hour after the game has concluded.

From the East Bay / Hwy 24

1. Travel Highway 24 West toward Oakland
2. Take exit 5B toward 13 North -Berkeley
3. Stay straight and merge onto 13 North / Tunnel Road
4. Turn right onto Claremont Ave
5. Take first left onto Claremont Blvd
6. Turn left onto Derby St
7. Turn right onto Warring St
8. Make a slight left onto Piedmont Ave
9. Stadium will be on the right hand side at Bancroft Way

From the South Bay

1. Travel I-880 North toward Oakland / Berkeley
2. Continue onto I-980 East and follow signs for Highway 24/Walnut Creek
3. Continue onto Highway 24 East toward Walnut Creek
4. Take the 51st St/Martin Luther King Jr Way exit
5. At end of exit, turn right onto 52nd St and continue onto 51st St
6. Turn left onto Telegraph Ave and follow into Berkeley
7. Turn right onto Dwight Way
8. Turn left onto Piedmont Ave
9. Stadium will be on the right hand side at Bancroft Way

From the Peninsula

1. Take San Mateo Bridge/Hayward / Highway 92 East
2. Take the I-880 North exit toward Oakland
3. Merge onto I-880 North
4. Continue onto I-980 East and follow signs for Highway 24/Walnut Creek
5. Continue onto Highway 24 East toward Walnut Creek
6. Take the 51st St/Martin Luther King Jr Way exit
7. At end of exit, turn right onto 52nd St and continue onto 51st St
8. Turn left onto Telegraph Ave and follow into Berkeley
9. Turn right onto Dwight Way
10. Turn left onto Piedmont Ave
11. Stadium will be on the right hand side at Bancroft Way

From San Francisco / South Marin County

1. Travel on I-80 toward Bay Bridge/Oakland
2. Take the Interstate 580 East exit toward Highway 24/Hayward/Stockton
3. Continue straight on 580 East
4. Take the exit toward Walnut Creek / Highway 24 East
5. Keep right at the fork and follow signs for 51st St
6. At end of exit, turn right onto 52nd St and continue onto 51st St
7. Turn left onto Telegraph Ave and follow into Berkeley
8. Turn right onto Dwight Way
9. Turn left onto Piedmont Ave
10. Stadium will be on the right hand side at Bancroft Way

From the North Bay / Marin County

1. Travel on I-580 East toward Richmond Bridge/Oakland
2. Merge onto I-580 East and continue onto I-80 West
3. Exit onto University Ave
4. Turn left onto Shattuck Ave
5. Take 2nd right onto Hearst Ave
6. Turn right onto Gayley Ave
7. Continue onto Piedmont Ave and stadium will be on your left

From North of Berkeley/Napa/Sonoma/Vallejo/Sacramento

1. Travel on I-80 West towards Berkeley
2. Exit onto University Ave
3. Turn left onto Shattuck Ave
4. Take 2nd right onto Hearst Ave
5. Turn right onto Gayley Ave
6. Continue onto Piedmont Ave and stadium will be on your left

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Cal   CalBearsExpress & CalBearsShuttle

CalBearsExperience.com is an Official Partner of Cal Athletics. Their mission is to deliver Ultimate Game Day experience to Cal Fans. The offer a variety of packages, including Ultimate package, which includes game ticket, Golden Bears Tailgate Party ticket, CalBearsShuttle tickets for round-trip transportation from Rockridge BART station and Berkeley Amtrak station to Memorial Stadium, and CalBearsExpress tickets for round-trip transportation from 10 Bay Area cities.

SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE FROM ROCKRIDGE BART / BERKELEY AMTRAK

CalBearsShuttle is a game day shuttle bus service that runs between Rockridge BART station and Memorial Stadium and Berkeley Amtrak station and Memorial Stadium.

Roundtrip rates are $8 per game or $53.20 for a season pass.

What are the hours of operation for CalBearsShuttle?
- 4 hours before kick-off to 30 minutes after kick-off from BART and Amtrak stations to Memorial Stadium
- Beginning of 4th quarter to 2 hours after the game from Memorial Stadium to BART and Amtrak stations

What is the frequency for CalBearsShuttle?
Every 5 to 15 minutes as each shuttle fills up.

Where is the drop-off location near the Stadium?
You will be dropped off on Piedmont Avenue. The stadium is less than 5 minute walk from where you will be dropped off.

Where is the pick-up location for the return journey to BART / Amtrak stations?
Pick-up location for both BART and Amtrak shuttles will be on Bancroft Avenue.

For details and to book your travel, visit CalBearsExperience.com or call 888-CAL-2930 (888-225-2930).

EXPRESS BUS SERVICE FROM 10 BAY AREA LOCATIONS

CalBearsExpress is a one-stop express service offered from a 10 locations across the Bay Area to California Memorial Stadium on gameday. You will be traveling in the comfort of a luxurious motor coach and not have to worry about fighting traffic orparking at the stadium. The CalBearsExpress will bring you to Memorial Stadium in time to:

- Attend the CalBearsExperience VIP Tailgate Event
- Join your friends for your own private tailgate party, or
- Arrive early at the stadium for all the pre-game activities

Roundtrip rates are $25-30 depending on location.

For details and to book your travel, visit CalBearsExperience.com or call 888-CAL-2930 (888-225-2930).

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Cal   Gameday Parking Options

FOR AUTOMOBILES

Season Ticket Holders
Campus parking lots are designated for season ticket holders who own season-long parking passes only. Each car is assigned on spot in the lot located on the front of your parking pass. If you are a season ticket holder and would like to purchase a parking pass, call (800) GO BEARS (462-3277) and press option 3.

View and print the campus parking lot map >>
Campus Parking and Transportation >>

Non-Season Ticket Holders

There are no campus parking lots or spaces available for non-season ticket holders. Fans have the following options for parking:

Center Street Parking Garage - More Info >>
Telegraph/Channing Garage - More Info >> 
Oxford Garage - More Info >>

Downtown Berkeley Parking Home >>

Downtown Berkeley parking & transit map >>

Street parking may be available on gameday, however please read restriction signs carefully. Parking fines are doubled on Cal football gamedays.

ADA PARKING
ADA patrons are encouraged to use the Telegraph/Channing garage. There is a gameday shuttle pickup at Cleary Hall (on Channing, between Dana and Telegraph) that will drop of at I-House, adjacent to Memorial Stadium.

BUS PARKING

Charter buses may park at West Crescent, near the West Gate Kiosk (onsite attendant can assist). Buses can reach this location via University Avenue/Oxford Street East of Center Street. The parking fee is $50.00. For more information, contact campus Parking and Transportation at (510) 643-7701.

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Cal   Public Transit Options

Beat the gridlock of traffic and take public transit to Cal football games!

BART

Take BART to the Downtown Berkeley stop. Game day shuttles offer transportation to the Memorial Stadium from Downtown Berkeley BART station and nearby campus locations. Or, take a 25-minute walk through the beautiful UC Berkeley campus to Memorial Stadium.

For fares, routes, maps and more, visit BART.gov >>

AC TRANSIT

AC Transit is the bus system serving the East Bay transit district. For fares, routes, maps and more, visit actransit.org.

A stop for AC Transit lines F, 49, 51B, 52 and for UC Berkeley shuttles is now located on Bancroft Way at Barrow Lane. Bus shelters have been relocated to this new stop.

The bus stop on Bancroft Way and Dana street, near the Haas Pavilion and the CAl Rec Sports Facility, now serves AC Transit lines 1 and 1R as well as F, 49, 51B, 52. An additional bus shelter has been added to this stop.

All of the above changes are expected to remain in place for the duration of construction, which is expected through Fall 2015.

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