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Saturday, November 03, 2012

Wireman: Info on Pres Obama's Visit: Parking and Details etc

OBAMA IN MADISON ON MONDAY (SATURDAY he's in MILWAUKEE at 11 on Sat. WHERE: Delta Convention Center; 400 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee you need a ticket Click here to RSVP! if that doesn't work try e-mailing info@barrettformilwaukee.com or calling an Obama office) MONDAY IN MADISON IT'S FREE BUT YOU NEED A TICKET barackobama.com/madson2012 The Madison rally for President Barack Obama and "The Boss" is this Monday morning and will be held off the Capitol Square on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (the City County Building). President Obama is expected to speak mid-morning. Gates would open at 7 a.m., with the event running between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., according to the permit application. Street closures start on Sunday at 8 am and will not reopen until 6 p.m on Monday. See below. PARKING INFORMATION FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA'S VISIT TO MADISON The City of Madison will provide Special Event parking at all City of Madison parking garages and the gated area of Brayton Lot to accommodate visitors for President Obama's visit to Madison on Monday, November 5th. The Special Event rate of $5 must be paid upon entry, and is payable with cash only. Special Event parking will begin at 6 AM at all locations. Visit our link bit.ly/cityparking to determine real-time availability for City-operated parking. The Government East (Doty St.) garage and the gated area of Brayton Lot will be used exclusively to accommodate DIS/VET parking. The Capitol Square North (Webster/Mifflin St), Overture Center, State Street Capitol (Madison College/MATC), and State Street Campus Garages (Lake Street and Frances Street) will be used to accommodate all other parking. We encourage attendees from the Campus and Madison community to walk, bike or use public transportation, as there is limited space available in City of Madison parking garages. For public transportation route planning, visit Madison Metro's link trip.cityofmadison.com/ to create your own route. The Dane County Parking Ramp renamed Capitol Square South Ramp (behind the Inn on the Park) has coined operated meters. A change machine is located on the street level stairway. Street Closures for Presidential Visit Downtown streets will be closed beginning Sunday, November 4th through Monday, November 5th. Closure(s) starting 8 AM, Sunday, November 4th: • The 100 and 200 blocks of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard Closure(s) starting at 11 AM, Sunday, November 4th: • Main Street, Doty Street and Wilson Street, (all) from Carroll Street to Pinckney Street Closures starting at 3 AM, Monday, November 5th: • The entire inner Capitol Square • The 100 blocks of W. Washington Avenue, State Street, Wisconsin Avenue and E. Washington Avenue, and the 100 and 200 blocks of S. Pinckney Street • The 200 block of S. Carroll Street • W. Wilson Street between Carroll Street and Hamilton Street • Inbound W. Wilson Street between Broom Street and Henry Street Attendees of the event are encouraged to use Madison Metro and walk to the event as parking in the area will be limited. Please use the following link to see a map of these street closures: http://www.cityofmadison.com/trafficEngineering/documents/PresVisit2012DwntwnStClosures.pdf Please forward this email to your friends. Read more: http://host.madison.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/elections/obama-rally-monday-will-be-on-martin-luther-king-jr/article_db0bf91a-2515-11e2-a5f7-0019bb2963f4.html#ixzz2B62f8CCK ENJOY!!!! Sources: DMI and the BID (Business Improvement District) City Transportation/Parking Dept. Dane County wbsite

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