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Fans attending Holiday Bowl encouraged to carpool, arrive early

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Fans attending Wednesday's Holiday Bowl are being encouraged to carpool and arrive at least two hours before the 5 p.m. kickoff for the game between California and Texas.

Bowl officials expect the 14,000-vehicle parking lot at Qualcomm Stadium to be filled one to two hours before the game. The parking lot will open at 8 a.m.

Alternate parking sites include San Diego State University, the Mission City Corporate Center, the Marriott Mission Valley hotel and the Town and County Hotel.

Fans are also being asked to consider taking the San Diego Trolley to the game.

Special enhanced Green Line service will begin at 8:10 a.m. from Old Town, operating between the Convention Center area and Santee, operating through Old Town, Mission Valley and Qualcomm Stadium. Trains will depart every 15 minutes until at least one hour after the game.

Blue Line trains will continue past their terminus at Old Town beginning at 11:25 a.m. and operate through to Qualcomm Stadium, providing service from South Bay communities, along with downtown hotels. Blue Line trains will depart every 15 minutes from the South Bay and downtown.

A crowd of about 60,000 is expected at the 66,000-seat stadium.

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