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JTA to Provide Gameday Xpress Shuttle Service and Extend Skyway Hours for TaxSlayer Bowl

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – December 20, 2017 – Park, ride and relax on board the Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s (JTA) Gameday Xpress to the TaxSlayer Bowl on Saturday, December 30, 2017 held at EverBank Field.

The TaxSlayer Bowl matches up the Louisville Cardinals versus the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Kickoff for the game is at 12 p.m. at EverBank Field. Gameday Xpress shuttle service begins at 9 a.m. and continues for one hour after the game has ended. The JTA also offers continuous shuttle service during the game to and from the Convention Center Lot only.

“JTA is excited to provide shuttle service for the TaxSlayer Bowl featuring SEC and ACC teams,” said JTA’s Chief Executive Officer Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr. “Our goal is to provide Bulldogs and Cardinals fans with an outstanding experience.”

Parking is complimentary in one of our convenient lots for customers boarding the shuttle for a direct trip to the stadium. JTA will offer park-n-ride services from the following locations throughout the city:

The Gameday Xpress operates from two downtown locations and three suburban locations. In addition to the five lots, the shuttle also picks up and drops fans off at the Jacksonville Landing. Parking is included in the shuttle ticket price.

Downtown Gameday Xpress locations:
• Convention Center Lot: 1005 Forsyth St.
• Kings Avenue Parking Garage: 1003 Kings Ave.
• The Jacksonville Landing: Bay and Hogan*
• Single game shuttle pass - $8

Suburban Gameday Xpress locations:
• Beaches Lot: Little League (Wingate) Park, 277 Penman Rd. S.
• Armsdale Lot: 3191 Armsdale Road (I-295 and Lem Turner)
• Southside Lot (JTB): 7020 Philips Highway
• Single game shuttle pass - $13

*Note: The Landing location operates for the Florida-Georgia and the TaxSlayer games only!

The Skyway will have extended hours for the Taxslayer Bowl and New Year’s Eve festivities.

Skyway Schedule:
• Friday, December 29 6 a.m. to 2 a.m.
• Saturday, December 30 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.
• Sunday, December 31 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.*
• Monday, January 1 Closed

*Skyway service over the Acosta Bridge will be suspended during the Fireworks show on New Year’s Eve.

Note: Due to construction, the Convention Center and the Jefferson Street Skyway Stations are closed. Skyway trains will continue to provide service to the following stations: Rosa Parks, Hemming Park, Central, San Marco, Riverplace, and Kings Avenue.

Gameday Xpress passes can be purchased in advance online at or in person at the JTA Administration Building downtown at 121 West Forsyth Street, Suite 170 (facing Hogan Street).

In addition, fans can purchase single-game passes onsite at any Gameday Xpress lot or via the MyJTA mobile ticketing application. The MyJTA app is available for both iPhone and Android users.

All JTA shuttles are wheelchair accessible. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to park at the Convention Center lot where JTA paratransit vans are available.

For information about riding JTA, please contact the JTA’s customer service line at 904.630.3100; Florida Relay at 800.955.8771 or visit