Here’s what you need to know if you’re heading downtown for games this week

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CLEVELAND –  It’s going to be a busy sports week in Cleveland, and navigating the downtown area is going to take some planning, so here’s some important information to consider if you’re heading downtown for any of the games.

CLEVELAND– On Tuesday, May 12, the Cleveland Cavaliers continue their playoff run against the Chicago Bulls at Quicken Loans Arena at 7:00 p.m. The Cavs’ outdoor Fan Fest on Gateway Plaza begins at 4:30 p.m.  At the same time, the Cleveland Indians will begin a home series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Progressive Field.  The first pitch is scheduled for 6:10 p.m.

The City of Cleveland is reminding everyone that  parking restrictions that will be in place for both games on Tuesday, May 12, beginning at 4:00 pm.

Here are the “No Parking” areas:

  • Huron Road – from Ontario Street to Prospect Avenue
  • Prospect Avenue – from Ontario Street To East 14th Street
  • East 9th Street – from Euclid Avenue to Carnegie Avenue
  • East 4th Street – from Prospect Avenue to Huron Road

This Thursday, May 14, the Cleveland Indians continue their series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Progressive Field with at 12:10 p.m. scheduled start time. That evening, the Cavaliers will host their Game 6 watch party at Quicken Loans Arena. The watch party will begin at 7:00 pm and tip-off is set at 8:00 pm. There are no current parking restrictions scheduled for this day.

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RTA is urging everyone to take advantage of their services! RTA will operate Red Line trains every 15 minutes to accommodate sports fans. (Blue and Green Line trains will operate according to the regular schedule.) All rapid lines will serve sports fans for at least 90 minutes after the game ends. Park for free at many of RTA’s rapid stations, buy a $5 All-Day-Pass and take the train to Tower City Station.