Transportation troubles Chase Center ahead of opening

By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez : sfexaminer – excerpt

Chase Center attendees can’t park in 800-space UCSF garage across the street, but transit may save the day

Directly across the street from Chase Center Arena, the new home of the Golden State Warriors, sits a massive 800-space parking garage owned by the University of California Berkeley.

Not a single Warriors game attendee will be allowed to park there.

Nor will most of the estimated 18,000 Chase Center Arena attendees of games or events be able to park in the 900-space parking garage at the arena itself.

Those spaces are exclusively for Warriors players, their immediate support staff, and for a smattering of season ticket holders — including those who purchase tickets to the Warriors’ $2 million “Chase Club” lounges adorned with wall-size TV screens.

For everyone else, there’s public transit. A lot of it — and only a smattering of nearby parking garages…(more)