This could cause trouble....City of Moncton Offers Transportation Options for Magnetic Hill Concert Site
June 28, 2012
Nickelback – July 7, 2012
MONCTON – The City of Moncton is offering a number of transportation options for the Nickelback concert on July 7th at Magnetic Hill.
“We’re very pleased to be able to provide a number of transportation options to concert goers,” said Shane Porter, Manager of Venues for the City of Moncton. “We’ve worked hard to make sure there are transportation options that will work for all concert-goers. We have strong partners for each section, and the goal is to get everyone to the concert site as efficiently and safely as possible.”
There are four main transportation options available to get to the Magnetic Hill Concert Site:Park N' Ride – Shuttle ServiceIn light of the Codiac Transpo shut down, Coach Atlantic, a private shuttle company, will provide shuttle service to the Magnetic Hill Concert site for the Nickelback concert.
The Park N’ Ride program will leave from the Moncton Coliseum Parking Lot (377 Killam Drive) and take concert-goers on a direct transit route to the concert site. The shuttle drop off zone will be at the entrance to the concert site, and will allow concert-goers to walk directly to GATE 1. The pick-up zone at the end of the concert, for bracelet holders, will be at the entrance to the Magnetic Hill Park on Mountain Road. The road will be closed to thru traffic, and RCMP officers and medical officials will be on hand to ensure public safety.
Bracelets will be available for purchase on event day at the Park ‘N Ride booths in the Moncton Coliseum lot (cash only) – $10/person (tax included)
Bracelets cannot be purchased following the concert nor will cash be accepted following the concert - bracelets are the only valid way to access the Park ‘N Ride shuttles
Carpooling is encouraged!
Taxi service will be available from these lots, following the concert
Park ‘N Ride shuttles will travel from designated lots to the concert site beginning at 12:00 noon
Park N’ Ride shuttles will travel from the concert site to the designated lots beginning at 9:30 p.m. until all paid customers have been shuttled.
Bracelets will be sold on a first come, first serve basis
Those concert-goers who wish to bike to the event can access the bike lock-ups for the event. In order to use these lock-ups, cyclists can access the concert grounds by entering the main gate to the Magnetic Hill attraction (located on Mountain Road). From there, cyclists will proceed through the attraction grounds, and bike lock-ups are located before the GATE 1 entrance – adjacent to the onsite box office.
Concert-goers who wish to walk to the event can access the concert grounds by entering the main gate to the Magnetic Hill attraction (located on Mountain Road). From there, pedestrians will walk through the attraction grounds, and have direct access to GATE 1 of the concert site.
For the 2012 concert season, the Event is pleased to be partnering with Moncton’s Taxi Association to provide better taxi services to and from the concert. The drop-off zone for taxis will be at Gate 1; the main entrance to the concert site, while the pick-up zone will be at Ensley Blvd. and Charles Lutes Rd. Those concert-goers who wish to take a taxi to the site are encouraged to consult any of Moncton’s taxi companies to request services for the day of show.
There will be no official on-site parking for the event. As in previous years, private entrepreneurs will be offering paid parking around the vicinity of the concert site.
Charter Busses will be required to pay a flat rate to park within the Magnetic Hill attraction site. This parking will give passengers direct access to the main concert gate. Bus operators who wish to purchase a parking pass for the event must purchase can do so online (https://secure.ticket-ops.com/Magic_Mountain/parking2012
) or call Magic Mountain at 1-800-331-9283 or Coach Atlantic at 1-888-599-4287.
City of Moncton