FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Linn County Caucus Parking Information
JANUARY 22, 2016 (Cedar Rapids, IA)- On Monday, February 1st, the Downtown Cedar Rapids Convention Center and Doubletree Hotel will be hosting events related to the Linn County Republican Caucuses. In order to accommodate all caucus attendees, Park Cedar Rapids will be providing free parking in the two adjoining facilities, the Five Seasons ramp and the Convention Center ramp, throughout the duration of the event. Visitors will be able to park free of charge beginning at 5:30 pm until 10:30 pm.
Linn County Caucus Free Parking Options:
Five Seasons Parking Ramp
400 1st Avenue NE
Entrances on 4th Street and 5th Street
Convention Center Parking Ramp
325 1st Avenue
Entrances on 1st avenue and 2nd Avenue
Both facilities have skywalk access to the Doubletree Hotel and the Convention Center. Park Cedar Rapids staff will be present within the structures to help direct visitors before and after the caucuses.
Those who wish to arrive before 5:30 pm should park in either of the above facilities, but will be charged the regular rate until 5:30pm. The regular rate for both the Five Seasons Ramp and the Convention Center Ramp is $0.75 per hour, with the first hour of parking being free.
For those who wish stay later than 10:30 pm, validation tickets will be provided to caucus attendees at no charge. Please see your committee chair to obtain the validation tickets. Attendees will present and use the validation upon exiting the facility by inserting it into the pay machines in any exit lane. This will allow parkers to leave at no additional charge after the regular event-parking deadline has ended.
On street parking spaces will maintain the regular rate of $0.75 per hour and will be enforced from 9 am until 6 pm.