These tips from Sacramento Bee reporter Ryan Lillis provide key tips about what routes to take, where to park and what ride-share options you have if you are traveling by car for events at the Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento.
Despite the rain, an eager crowd of Sacramento Kings fans waited for the doors to open for the team's home opener at the new Golden 1 Center arena downtown. The Kings played the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday, October 27, 2016.
Sacramento Bee transportation reporter Tony Bizjak shows the best ways to utilize Sacramento's light rail system if you plan to ride to events downtown at the new Golden 1 Center. These tips will come in handy.
See how the traffic for Golden 1 Center’s first big event unfolded at high speed. This video of the downtown Sacramento street grid and adjacent freeways shows traffic flows Tuesday evening over the course of three hours from the prime 5 p.m. commute hour to the 8 p.m. beginning of the Paul McCartney concert. Data is from Google.
Sacramento city officials project the new Golden 1 Center will host 189 events a year, including an average of 47 Kings games, 20 graduation ceremonies and 27 concerts. On Oct. 4 and 5, 2016, Paul McCartney opened the arena as the first musical event. Here is a look at the other coming musical acts.