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Transportation and other gameday reminders

For those of you headed to the Chicago-Sounders match today, here are some traffic and gameday reminders from the club:

Fans have more transportation options this Saturday for the Sounders FC vs. Chicago Fire match at Qwest Field. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. and Qwest Field gates open at 11:30 a.m.

Sounder Trains will be operating this Saturday from both Everett and Tacoma. Metro offers over 15 daily bus routes that stop within three blocks of Qwest Field. Metro Transit bus service is also available throughout the area with expanded service from Northgate, Eastgate and South Kirkland.

Fans should be aware of the construction work on the Alaskan Way Viaduct just south of Qwest Field.

Fans are invited to participate in the following match day activities:

March to the MatchJoin Sound Wave, the Sounders FC Alliance and fans as they "March to the Match." The March will depart Occidental Park located in the heart of Pioneer Square at the intersection of Main Street and Occidental Avenue South at noon and finish just outside the Northwest Gate, where fans can enter the stadium.

Soccer CelebrationSoccer Celebration activities are located at the Northwest Gate, continue inside the stadium at the North Plaza and throughout the Qwest Field Plaza. Activities include inflatable games, face and hair painting, sign making, music and more. Soccer Celebration activities begin at 11:30 a.m. and conclude at First Kick.

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