Traffic around Sacramento’s Golden 1 Center was relatively light as hundreds of people took ride-sharing services or Regional Transit to the Paul McCartney concert.
Karen Riggs was one of them.
“Got to Sunrise Station at 5:30," Riggs says. "I was surprised. There were about 10 other couples my age waiting to take light rail. Lots of help. Guy there told us how to get our tickets. Hopped on. No problem. Down here in 40 minutes.”
The Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates provided a “bike valet” at Cesar Chavez Park. Jim Brown with SABA says they parked 10 bicycles for people attending the show.
“Very interested in making it easy to ride a bike to these kind of events, so this is essentially a pop-up parking garage for bikes,” Brown says.
SABA hopes more people will take advantage of the service as word spreads.
The City of Sacramento will close L Street prior to events at the arena as well as J Street after events.
Paul McCartney is scheduled to perform again Wednesday evening.
He is then scheduled to perform with Neil Young in Indio, California this weekend.