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Downtown road restrictions and Transit options for Sunday parade

For immediate release: Fri, 2018-11-16 16:08

Parking and lane restrictions will be in effect in the downtown area on Sunday for the Santa Claus Parade, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. There will be no access to roads along the parade route within Idylwyld Drive, 23rd Street, 5th Avenue and 19th Street.

Road users are encouraged to allow extra time to reach their downtown destination, and to watch for extra people at crosswalks.

People attending the parade can avoid the traffic and parking stress by choosing Transit to attend the parade. Plan your bus route on your mobile device with the real-time Google Maps or Transit App.

Saskatoon Transit will have minor route changes and posted temporary bus stops in place during the Santa Claus Parade from approximately 12:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Downtown Terminal bus stops will operate as normal except for Route 6, 60 and 65 which will have temporary bus stops located on 3rd Avenue southbound, north of 23rd Street. Route 6 Broadway/City Centre and Route 1 Exhibition/City Centre will service downtown via the University Bridge.