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  • Watch 2 hours of Golden 1 arena traffic in 2 minutes

    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.

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. Nathaniel Levine nlevine@sacbee.com
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. Nathaniel Levine nlevine@sacbee.com
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Tony Bizjak writes about traffic and travel in the Sacramento region

What happened to that traffic jam Golden 1 Center was going to cause downtown?

October 09, 2016 5:29 PM

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Tony Bizjak has covered local transportation issues for The Sacramento Bee since 2003. Prior to that, he covered Sacramento City Hall and local government issues. A California native, Bizjak has a journalism degree from San Jose State University. Contact reporter Tony Bizjak at tbizjak@sacbee.com or 916-321-1059. Twitter: @TonyBizjak